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Updated 11/6/2012

Family Labridae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Bodianus rufus

Benwood wreck, Key Largo, 40 feet

Vandenburg wreck, Key West, 80 feet

 

Juvenile cleaning Creole Wrasses, French Reef

 

SPANISH HOGFISH

Common on shallow reefs.  Juveniles serve as cleaners for other species.  Attains 24 inches.  Bermuda & South Carolina to Brazil.