|size||Up to 36cm|
|behaviour||Loose aggregations of one male and several females|
|range||Southern Australian waters|
More elongated form of wrasse, similar to comb wrasse, with brown upper body, and dark lateral band. Usual bluish fine scribbles on face, and blue speckles along top of back. Referred to as the Southern Maori Wrasse as is found in southern Australian waters.