The Hogfishes lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 157 - 250 m environment.

The hogfishes are some of the most aquarium-suitable of all the wrasses. These fishes comprise the tribe Hypsigenyini with the majority of species belonging to the genus Bodianus. There are 29 described species in the genus Bodianus, and a number of undescribed forms. More

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Common names

bronzehead hogfish in English
Caudène in French (français)
Hiodoshibera in Japanese (日本語)
Hogfish ekor cogak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Labre lyre in French (français)
Lierstert-varkvis in Afrikaans
Lyre-tail hogfish in English
Lyretail hogfish in English
Lyretail pigfish in English
Maldak in Creole, French
Maldak in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Sugale in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tofarvet svinefisk in Danish (dansk)
似花普提魚 in Mandarin Chinese
似花普提鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
燕尾狐鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
燕尾狐鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Bodianus
Species : Bodianus flavipinnis
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