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Noun1.puddingwife - bluish and bronze wrasse; found from Florida keys to Brazil
wrasse - chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
genus Halicoeres, Halicoeres - a genus of Labridae
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Unidentified anglefish Pomacentridae, Damselfishes 119 Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant major Labridae, Wrasses 120 Bodianus rufus Spanish hogfish 121 Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery dick 122 Halichoeres radiatus Puddingwife 123 Halichoeres spp.
Unidentified grunt 53 Haemulon striatum Striped grunt 54 Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery dick 55 Halichoeres radiatus Puddingwife 56 Halichoeres spp.
We examined variability in the temporal and spatial patterns of recruitment for eight species of labrids recruiting to the upstream Caribbean island of Barbados: the slippery dick, Halichoeres bivittatus (Bloch); the puddingwife, H.