Corkwin Wrasse - Crenilabrus melops
All other Wrasse
Suitable DisplayShore line Tank
Can grow up to 25 cm.
Distinctive lines on head and gill cover.
Black spot in the middle of the tail stalk.
Crescent shaped spot behind eye.
Found on rocky shores amongst sea weed and in lower shore pools, and has been found in depths of up to 50 m.
Males build an nest of sea weed, in either rock crevices or amongst sea weed / sea grasses.
The nests areas are a round mound with an entrance hole, which the males guard.