Humphead / Napoleon Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Humphead / Napoleon Wrasse

The largest of the Wrasse fishes, the Napolean Wrasse is also known as the Humphead Wrasse among aother common names (Cheilinus undulatus). It is often seen swimming alone in tropical waters and can approach divers in the hope of some free snacks.

Napoleon Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)
Humphead Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Humphead Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)
Napoleon Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Humphead / Napoleon Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Labridae (Labridae)
Genus: Cheilinus (Cheilinus)
Species: Cheilinus undulatus
Average Size: 1.8 metres

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