Male Naoko’s fairy wrasse displaying nuptial colors with frenzy

This excited Cirrhilabrus naokoae is a nuptial displaying male who is showing the peak of coloration for this species. This video produced by Kevin Kohen of LiveAquaria filmed this male Naoko’s fairy wrasse in his own display aquarium trying his…

Stubby-fin Fairy Wrasse in Alor Indonesia is probably a new species

There is a distinctive and unusual looking fairy wrasse lurking around Alor in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. The unusual wrasse is most likely an undescribed species of Cirrhilabrus which has a dorsal fin that is unlike any other…

Cirrhilabrus earlei video while flashing is quite a sight to behold

Cirrhilabrus earlei, earl’s fairy wrasse, is a very beautiful labrid which is primarily found in and around Palau, well outside of the normal marine ornamental collection areas and therefore extremely rare in the trade. Earl’s fairy wrasse was only discovered…

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…