Sixbar Wrasse

Thalassoma hardwicke
Labre à taches d’encre
Po'ou

Interesting facts

This wrasse is found in shallow waters of the lagoon or at the top of the external slope between 0 and 50 feet deep. It eats small fish, benthic crustaceans, and the larvae of crustaceans. Its body is light colored with blue-green reflects, 6 vertical stripes on its top. Often, this fish travels in schools.

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Photo Credit: John Hoover