Fish ID: Crimson Banded Wrasse

Wrasse crimson banded wrasse male nsw
Family Wrasse (LABRIDAE)
species Notalabrus gymnogenis
size Up to 36cm
locality Various habitats
behaviour Loose aggregations of one male and several females
range Temperate water; very common in NSW

Classic wrasse shape with dorsal fin on last three quarters of the body, anal fin on last half in male both are crimson and joined by crimson band at back of body. White rounded tail.