141885 Cuckoo Wrasse Labrus mixtus Length to 30cm
Colourful distinctive wrasse. Found on rocky coasts, venturing inshore in summer months. Adult has a rather slender body. Male is mostly blue on head, flanks and tail, and pinkish-orange elsewhere. Female is orange with black spots at base of dorsal fin. Widespread and locally common in S and W; almost absent from coast of E England.