Wetmorella nigropinnata (Seale, 1901)
Sharpnose wrasse

These are moderately common but rarely seen. They live in honeycomb caves on the seaward reef dropoff and in surge channels. Often a flashlight is required to spot them, and when they see light, they retire to darker recesses of the caves.

Asleep in a cave at night.

Created 26 May 2014
Updated 27 March 2017

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