Yellow Coris Wrasse

A moderately sturdy fish, the Yellow ‘Coris’ Wrasse is an unusual colored fish and will spend most of it’s early introduction hiding in sand. Yellow Coris Wrasses are best known for their ability to eat fireworms, flatworms and pyramidillid snails. Yellow Coris Wrasses will tolerate being kept in small groups and can be housed with other docile species of fish like flasher wrasses, Firefish, leopard wrasses and small gobies. They may even clean other fishes. Yellow Coris Wrasses require sand as this is where they sleep and will hide when they are stressed or frightened.

  • Scientific Name: Halichoeres chrysus
  • Origin:  Australia, Papua New Guinea
  • Max Size: 5 inches
  • Diet: Carnivore
  • Shipping Size: 1 1/2 to 4 inches