Common Name: Jewelled Wrasse
Scientific Name: Halichoeres lapillus
Min. Tank Size: 55 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 14 cm (5.5")
Range: Western Indian Ocean, southern Mozambique and Natal, South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar
Depth: 5 - 15m (70 - 265ft)
Remarks: Native to African waters. Rare in the hobby. Not a true leopard wrasse but often confused with looking like a leopard wrasse (Macropharyngodon).