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…

Blue Harbor shows off why Attenuatus flasher wrasses are HOT!

Holy Wow, would you take a look at that fish. It’s amazing how in one week we’ve seen multiple specimens of the fabled diamond tail flasher wrasse, Paracheilinus attenuatus. It’s no wonder then that Old Town Aquarium and Greenwich Aquaria…

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…