Lubbocks Fairy Wrasse
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Species: Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
Binomial name: Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Randall & Carpenter, 1980
The Lubbocks Fairy Wrasse, Cirrhilabrus lubbocki, is a species of wrasse native to the Western Central Pacific: Philippines and Celebes, Indonesia.. It inhabits reefs at depths from 4 - 45 m, usually 5 - 30 m. This species can reach a standard length of 3.5 in. It can be very commonly found in the aquarium trade. There are actually two versions of coloration on the Cirrhilabrus lubbocki. The more colorful, Multicolor Lubbock's Wrasse is found in South Indonesia whereas the less colorful more prominent lateral line version is found in Northern Indonesia to Taiwan.