Cuckoo wrasse

Cuckoo wrasse




Scientific name Labrus mixtus
Family Labridae
FAO code USI

General characteristics of the species

Bone fish. It has a large mouth with thick lips. Males have a brown head and back with blue lines and bands. The belly is orange. In females, the dorsum and flank are orange with a yellowish white belly, with three black spots on the dorsum (2 at the base of the dorsal fin and 1 on the caudal peduncle). It can reach a total length of up to about 40 cm.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (hand line and longline) and coastal gillnets.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.