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Sixline Wrasse

BAD Fish

Scientific Name Pseudocheilinus hexataenia

Other Name(s) Sixstripe Wrasse

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Sixline Wrasse

BAD Fish
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Orange to violet head and belly; 6 alternating blue and orange stripes. A very shy fish in the wild. Many of these beauties are known to be captured with cyanide, an illegal and destructive practice. Attempts at captive breeding have been unsuccessful.