Cockerel wrasse

The Cockerel wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

The Cockerel Wrasse, Pteragogus enneacanthus, has very variable colouring from green, through yellow to red-brown. Individuals can change colour very quickly. It has extended filaments on the first two dorsal spines and a darkspot on the gill cover. More

Common names

Cockatiel-fish in English
Cockerel wrasse in English
Cocktail fish in English
cocktail wrasse in English
cocktailfish in English
Flagfin wrasse in English
Haanstert-lipvis in Afrikaans
Ohagurobera in Japanese (日本語)
Redstriped wrasse in English
Ulugsuy in Tagbanwa Calamian
Wrasse in English
九棘高体盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
九棘高體盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
長棘鋸蓋魚 in Mandarin Chinese
长棘锯盖鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
高体盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
高體盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
어렝놀래기 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Pteragogus
Species : Pteragogus enneacanthus
Authority : Bleeker, 1853