Franco Banfi / Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) male in front of Red sea fan, (Paramuricea clavata), Stupiste In dive site, Vis Island, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus bergylta) and Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) on the wreck of Jayne, Shetland
Shane Gross / Pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) cleaned by a Bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) at Monad Shoal off Malapascua Island, Philippines.
Shane Gross / Pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) being cleaned by a bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) at Monad Shoal off Malapascua Island, Philippines.
Tony Wu / Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus), male in white breeding colouration. Niigata Prefecture, Honshu, Japan. June.
David Fleetham / Cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) eating parasites off Coral grouper (Cephalopholis miniata) with Shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis) Mabul Island, Malaysia.
Alex Mustard / Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) super male, patrolling coral, Ras Mohammed Marine Park, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea
Alex Mustard / Group of predators hunting together, in an example of 'Nuclear foraging'. The Moray eel (Gymnothorax javanicus) flushes out prey, and is followed by a Napolean wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) and a Bluef...
Alex Mustard / Harlequin sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides) cleaned by a pair of bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus). South Atoll, Tubbataha Atolls, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Palawan, Philipp...
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Bandcheek wrasse (Oxycheilinus digrammus) taken during the day. Anemone City, Ras Mohammed Marine Park, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Sinai, Egypt.
Alex Mustard / A portrait of a male Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta), showing his bright mating colours. Plymouth, Devon, England, Great Britain. Wreck of the Glen Strathallan, Plymouth Sound, English Channel. Highly...
Andy Jackson / 2020VISION / Male Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) swimming and looking at camera, with a diver in the background, Lochgary Wreck, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK, June.
Andy Jackson / 2020VISION / Male Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) feeding on a Sea urchin (Echinoidea), Lochgary Wreck, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK, June.
Georgette Douwma / Checkerboard wrasse (Halichoeres hortulanus) watching a Bluespotted ribbontail ray (Taeniura lymna) digging in the sand for food in the hope of catching escaping prey. Egypt, Red Sea.
Georgette Douwma / Dead surgeonfish being 'cleaned' by a Bleusreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus). Many fish observed dead or dying on reefs in the Maldives, April 2012. Another episode of dying fish was in 2007....
Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta), Porthkerris cove, Cornwall, England, UK, June
Alex Mustard / Yellowhead wrasse (Halichoeres garnoti) male performing a courtship dance to attract females, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
Roberto Rinaldi / Yellow fan coral / Seafan (Paramuricea clavata) amongst mass of invasive algae (Caulerpa taxifolia) with Rainbow wrasse fish (Coris julis), Strait of Messina, Southern Italy
Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Portrait of Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta), St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, October 2011
Brandon Cole / Giant Barrel Sponge (Xestospongia muta) on top of reef is a fish cleaning station. Small yellow fish in background (juvenile Bluehead Wrasses, Thalassoma bifasciatum) swarm about, remove parasites and...
Jurgen Freund / Yellowtail fusilier (Caesio cuning) being cleaned by a Bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) Papua New Guinea.
Jurgen Freund / Manta rays (Manta birostris) at cleaning station being cleaned by wrasses, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia.