Awesome Fish Spotlight: Paracheilinus attenuatus, the diamond tail flasher wrasse

The Diamond Tail Flasher wrasse, Paracheilinus attenuatus, is one of the most attractive yet lesser known species of wrasses from the Indian Ocean.¬†We’ve given a lot of attention to Fairy Wrasses of the¬†Cirrhilabrus genus this year, but we still have…

Paracheilinus attenuatus, the diamond tail flasher wrasse shows up at Old Town Aquarium

The diamond tail flasher wrasse, Paracheilinus attenuatus, is one of the rarest and most highly sought after flasher wrasses. The species was long synonymized with P. mccoskeri but John Randall described and split off the species from specimens collected in…