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Ornate wrasse (Thalassoma pavo), male

ornate_m.jpg Damselfish (<i>Chromis chromis</i>). Inset photo - juveniles, just a centimetre or so longThumbnailsOrnate wrasse (<i>Thalassoma pavo</i>), female

Commonly seen and easily recognised by its bright colouring. These fish are born as females but are able to change sex to become males (protogynous hermaphrodites) also changing colour as they do so (sexual dichromatism).

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