Peacock fish


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(Zool.) the European blue-striped wrasse (Labrus variegatus); - so called on account of its brilliant colors. Called also cook wrasse and cook.

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The blue peacock fish is now widely established in the reservoirs of the Parana River basin in the Brazilian states of Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo, including the basin of the Paranaiba (Kullander & Ferreira 2006).
The blue peacock bass or blue peacock fish were collected monthly, from January 2007 to January 2008, at three sites covering the whole length of the reservoir.
Within just yards of the shoreline dolphins, peacock fish, lobsters, manta rays and even sharks happily live together.