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Family Labridae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Halichoeres maculipinna

Female, French Reef, Key Largo, 40 feet

CLOWN WRASSE

Common on shallow sandy reefs.  Males have a large black blotch on the side.  Attains 6.5 inches.  Bermuda & North Carolina south to Brazil.