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Humphead Maori wrasse

Scientific nameCheilinus undulatus
Size limits on takesNo take
Possession limits on takesNo take
Description
  • two fine wavy black lines radiate from the eyes to the top of the gill cover and corner of the mouth
  • intricate maze-like patterns of lines cover the face and chest
  • dark and light coloured large scales form a woven pattern on the body
  • large hump on head grows with age