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Family Labridae

TROPICAL WESTERN ATLANTIC

Halichoeres bivittatus

Female, 9-foot Stake, Key West, 20 feet

 

Transitional male, Grand Bahama, 10 feet

 SLIPPERY DICK WRASSE

Common on shallow sandy reefs.  Attains 9 inches.  Bermuda & North Carolina south to Brazil.