Peacock Wrasse (Crenilabrus Tinca)
Latin name: Crenilabrus tinca
Common name: Peacock wrasse
Also known as: Painted wrasse
Habitat: Rocky habitat, inshore sea-grass beds.
Life-Span: Up to 14 years.
Size: 30 cm to 35 cm.
Colour: Females and juveniles are brownish with three darker horizontal bands; males are green or reddish and have orange-striped heads.
Did you know? The males are breeding, at this particular time they have yellow flanks and red horizontal stripes.