Fish ID: Crimson Banded Wrasse

Wrasse crimson banded wrasse female nsw hp
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. Female is reddish with white spots in lines along the body.