Clown Fairy Wrasse

(Cirrhilabrus solorensis)

Cirrhilabrus solorensis, commonly known as the Clown Fairy Wrasse, is a species of fish belonging to the family Labridae. Here are some key characteristics and information about Cirrhilabrus solorensis:

  1. Physical Appearance: The Clown Fairy Wrasse is known for its vibrant and varied coloration. Adults typically have a predominantly pink to reddish-orange body coloration, which fades to a yellow or white ventral region. They may also have intricate patterns of stripes or spots on their body and fins. Males tend to be more brightly colored than females.
  2. Size: They typically grow to a maximum length of about 10 centimeters (around 4 inches).
  3. Distribution: Cirrhilabrus solorensis is found in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region, particularly around coral reefs. They are known to inhabit reefs from the Andaman Sea and Indonesia to Papua New Guinea and northern Australia.