1.2 Fairy Wrasses: The lunatus group

Cirrhilabrus johnsoni¬†was first described in 1988 based on specimens collected in the Marshall and Caroline islands. This small species served as the twentieth member of a rapidly expanding genus, and was decidedly different with a crescent shaped caudal fin adorned…

Cirrhilabrus johnsoni being collected in decent numbers for the rare wrasse lovers

Cirrhilabrus johnsoni is a very rare fairy wrasse which has thus far only sporadically made it’s way into the aquarium trade. Hailing from the Marshall Islands, Cirrhilabrus johnsoni is only known from a small part of the island chain called…