This is a fantastic photograph of Bell’s Flasher Wrasse, Paracheilinus bellae, which was shared with the world on Pisces Kazu.Â Bell’s Flasher Wrasse is a deepwater species endemic to Marshall and Palau and it is very rare in the aquarium trade. Paracheilinus bellae is one of few wrasses left on our rare fish wish list. Let us know in the comments what rare wrasses are on your rare fish list.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.