Eightline Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus octotaenia Jenkins 1901
Other Names: Eight-line Wrasse, Eightlined Wrasse, Eight-lined Wrasse, Eightstripe Wrasse
An Eightline Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus octotaenia, at Peleliu, Koror, Palau. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
A reddish to yellowish wrasse with about eight narrow purplish stripes along sides, the uppermost three stripes extending onto the head, small yellow spots on the cheek and gill cover, and sometimes large yellow blotches or dashes on the body.
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Dianne J. Bray, Pseudocheilinus octotaenia in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Jan 2020, http://126.96.36.199/home/species/1252