Lachnolaimus maximus

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Noun1.Lachnolaimus maximus - large wrasse of western AtlanticLachnolaimus maximus - large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
wrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
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Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum, 1792) is a labrid fish species distributed from the mid-Atlantic seaboard of the United States (North Carolina) to the North coast of South America (Venezuela and Guyana), including the Bermudas, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea (Carpenter, 2002).
Lachnolaimus maximus is a striking fish, with females mostly a soft pink hue with orange accents on their fins and face and a dark vertical band across their tales.
Unidentified wrasse 124 Lachnolaimus maximus Hogfish Scaridae, Parrotfishes 125 Scarus guacamaia Rainbow parrotfish 126 N.
paru (Pomacanthidae), Sphyraena barracuda (Sphyraenidae), Clepticus parrai, Lachnolaimus maximus (Labridae), Scarus taeniopterus, Sparisoma rubripinne, S.