RoCk Cook - Centrolabrus exoletus
All other Wrasse
Suitable DisplayShore line Tank
A small wrasse which grows up to 15 cm.
Its back is green to brown with blue flecking on the dorsal and anal fins.
Sides are yellow to brown with a yellowish belly.
Underside of the head has blue and pinkish, yellow stripes.
Generally found all around the UK apart from the north east.
Found in eel grass beds, near rocks and under piers.
Also known as the small mouthed wrasse.
Builds a nest from fine algae in rock crevices.
Its also known to clean parasites from other fish, and can be used in aquariums to remove lice from other species.