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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Chordata | Subphylum Vertebrata
  Photo by Tan Bee HongWrasse
Halichoeres
Family Labridae


These live in the sandy part of rocky shores and reefs, but at low tide, shelter under rocks or even lie buried just below the sand. The latter habit is typical of many wrasses. They feed on small organisms but will often scavenge. (Length up to 10cm).
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre