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Napoleon Wrasse - Cheilinus undulatus This particular Napoleon Wrasse - Cheilinus undulatus was huge in size, nearly 2 meters length.<br />
They are listed as Endangered due to their declining numbers and illegal taking by fisherman as this fish is considered a delicacy and highly sought after among Chinese communities in China. Taiwan and Hong Kong. Cheilinus undulatus,Fall,Geotagged,Humphead wrasse,Malaysia Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Napoleon Wrasse - Cheilinus undulatus

This particular Napoleon Wrasse - Cheilinus undulatus was huge in size, nearly 2 meters length.
They are listed as Endangered due to their declining numbers and illegal taking by fisherman as this fish is considered a delicacy and highly sought after among Chinese communities in China. Taiwan and Hong Kong.

    comments (4)

  1. This one looks absolutely incredible full screen, crazy amount of detail! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Yes, the markings on the face, the body and the fins are very nice.
      And this one was huge, you can see a turtle in the background.
      Posted 4 years ago
  2. WOw!!! Awesome underwater series sir!! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks, abhitap :) Posted 4 years ago

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The humphead wrasse, ''Cheilinus undulatus'', is a species of wrasse mainly found on coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region. It is also known as the Māori wrasse, Napoleon wrasse, Napoleon fish, Napoleonfish; and ''so mei'' 蘇眉 , ''mameng'' , and ''merer'' in the Pohnpeian language of the Caroline Islands.

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Nov 28, 2016. Captured Nov 14, 2016 11:02 in Malaysia.
  • TG-4
  • f/2.8
  • 1/640s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm