Pinstripe Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus evanidus Jordan & Evermann 1903

Other Names: Disappearing Wrasse, Pink-striped Wrasse, Pin-striped Wrasse

A Pinstripe Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus evanidus, at Koror, Palau. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

A small reddish wrasse with narrow white lines and sometimes 5-6 faint bars along the sides, a bluish streak below the eye, and dark opercular and preopercular margins.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Pseudocheilinus evanidus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jun 2024,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37384142

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:6-61 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:9 cm TL

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