Ballan Wrasse Labrus bergylta Length to 30cm<br />
Our most familiar and colourful wrasse. Found inshore on rocky coasts, sometimes in rockpools too. Adult has a thickset body and a long dorsal fin characteristic of all wrasse. The colour is variable but often marbled reddish-brown or green. Widespread and locally common except off coast of E England.
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Ballan Wrasse Labrus bergylta Length to 30cm
Our most familiar and colourful wrasse. Found inshore on rocky coasts, sometimes in rockpools too. Adult has a thickset body and a long dorsal fin characteristic of all wrasse. The colour is variable but often marbled reddish-brown or green. Widespread and locally common except off coast of E England.

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Date: 11 Apr 2006
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