Floral Maori Wrasse (Cheilinus chlorourus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 7 to 98 ft. Size: 17 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 135+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Snails, crustaceans, polychaete worms, sea urchins
Natural History: The Floral Maori Wrasse is found in lagoons and on reef faces. It is a cooperative hunter and will accompany goatfishes as they hunt in the sand.
Husbandry: The Floral Maori Wrasse is one of the least aggressive wrasses and can be kept with a wide variety of other fish species. This fish cannot be kept with ornamental crustaceans because they are potential prey.
AKA: Whitedotted Maori Wrasse
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