Reddish brown dotted line between the black lines.
|Scientific name||Halichoeres poecilopterus|
|English name||Multicolorfin rainbowfish|
|Classification details||Perciformes Labridae|
|Distribution||South of Hakodate to Kyushu.|
Males and females look different. The female has a light brown background with Japanese black vertical lines, and reddish brown dotted lines between the black lines. Males are yellow-green with vague vertical lines.
Inhabits rocky reefs and sandy areas. They eat small animals such as crustaceans and shellfish. Adult fish are known to change sex, with adult females turning into males.
Miura Peninsula Arasaki
Multicolorfin rainbowfish is relatively common in Arasaki. The individual photographed was foraging on the seafloor in shallow water. When the water depth comes out, large individuals can be seen.
Introducing a picture of Multicolorfin rainbowfish.
The tip of the face protrudes like a long-nosed goblin.......ead more.
Catch prey with sickles on front legs.......ead more.
Japanese Clouded Apollo
Swallowtail butterfly with transparent wings.......ead more.
Chrysanthemum flower-like yellow feathers on the head.......ead more.
yellow with strong beak.......ead more.