|size||Up to 18cm|
|locality||Coastal and outer reefs|
|behaviour||Quite shy; usually along reef margins|
|range||Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans|
Hogfish are a quite elongated form of wrasse, with small anal fin, and small dorsal fin (symmetrical with anal). Adult has red front, white rear and distinct black spots at the base of the pectoral fins and edges of dorsal and anal fins.