Thalassoma purpureum

Thalassoma purpureum

Surge wrasse

Green-blocked wrasse, purple wrasse, red and green wrasse

Distribution: from the Red Sea and Eastern Africa to Southern japan, Hawaii, Marquesas, Easter Island and Lord Howe.

Spots where Thalassoma purpureum has been spotted by snorkelers

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