YELLOWTAIL CORIS FACTS
The Yellowtail Coris is red to green with small bright blue spots on the body. The head is brownish with orange lines. The tail is yellow. Large males develop a green bar on the body. Juveniles are red or orange with three white saddles with black margins on the back, and two smaller saddle shaped markings on the head.
length to 40cm
coral, sand and rubble areas of coral reefs and lagoons.
Found in tropical marine water of the Western and Central Pacific. In Australia it is found from north-western Western Australia and from northern Queensland to the central coast of New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Yellowtail Coris|