This is a Yellowhead Wrasse about 5 inches. Photo by Rod 08 Mar 04 in
about 20 feet water.
Location was The Benwood Wreck; Key Largo.
Features: Intermediate: Two wavy lines radiate from rear upper
eye;Yellow head and forebody; Dark midbody bar; Picture above appears
to be young transitional phase
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plate 292 (yelhd292.jpg)
Size: 5-6 inches; max 8 inches;
Audubon Field Guide; page 566; plate 292;
Reef Fish ID 3rd ed.; page 218-219; plate 218-219;
Exotic TFH; f-388.10; 388.11;
This is a JuvenileYellowhead Wrasse about 3 inches. Photo by Rod 11 Feb
2006 in about 20 feet water.
Location was The City of Washington Wreck; Key Largo. (full size)
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