Fish Guide

Lime Green Coris Wrasse   (Halichoeres chloropterus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: West Pacific
Depth: 2 to 33 ft.   Size: 7 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 75+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Easy   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Small invertebrates, crustaceans, worms
Natural History: The Lime Green Coris Wrasse is found in shallow rubble algae-covered reefs. They are generally bright green in algae areas but are lighter-colored in clean sandy zones.
Husbandry: The Lime Green Coris Wrasse may attack ornamental shrimp or other crustaceans. It also may bury itself to sleep at night. Large individuals may harass smaller wrasse species.

AKA: Green Wrasse, Pastel Green Wrasse, Green Coris

SeaScape Studio
Home  >   Library  >   Fish Taxonomy  >   Wrasse/Hogfish   >   Lime Green Coris Wrasse   <>   [References] Back