Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835
Humphead or Napoleon wrasse

The largest wrasse, reaching at least 200cm. Juveniles are common on lagoon reefs and pinnacles. Large adults are uncommon but not rare on lagoon, pinnacle and seaward reefs.

Old hump-headed male.

Asleep in a seaward reef cave at night.

Juveniles

Created 26 November 2013
Updated 27 March 2017

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