Phylum: Chordata (Chordates)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (Vertebrates)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)
Class: Osteichthyes
Subclass: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Labridae (Wrasses)

Genus/species: Halichoeres vroliki


GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Light green with darker green stripes of linked spots. 3-4 narrow greenish white bars on back, greenish and pink bands on head, yellow pectoral fin base. Length to 13 cm (5 inches).

DISTRIBUTION/HABITAT: Maldives and Andaman Sea to Moluccan Is in E. Indonesia. Found in shallow weedy areas among coral reefs 2-20 m (6.5-65 ft).

REPRODUCTION: Pelagic spawners.


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