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Wrasse (Labridae)Notolabrus tetricus

Bluethroat Wrasse at Bermagui, NSW

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Notolabrus tetricus at Bermagui, NSW - 5 Dec 2018
Notolabrus tetricus at Bermagui, NSW - 5 Dec 2018

Identification history

Wrasse (Labridae) Notolabrus tetricus 28 Sep 2019 KerriLee
Unidentified 5 Dec 2018 LizAllen

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KerriLee wrote:
   28 Sep 2019
yes, it's a wrasse. Very good match for descriptions of Notolabrus tetricus - female. Sometime soon she will probably change sex, into a much more colourful male. More info here:
http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/257#moreinfo

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Phillippia lutea (Phillippia lutea) at Bermagui, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by libbyh
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Scorpis aequipinnis (Sea Sweep) at Bermagui, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by libbyh
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Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Bermagui, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Bermagui, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Hydatina physis (Brown-line Paperbubble) at Bermagui, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 by Angel
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Bermagui, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 by Angel
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Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Bermagui, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
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Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Bermagui, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 by libbyh
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Bermagui, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 by libbyh
Goniobranchus tinctorius at Bermagui, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 by libbyh
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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1m - 3m Depth of sighting
  • 5 Dec 2018 Recorded on
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