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).
Within just yards of the shoreline dolphins, peacock fish, lobsters, manta rays and even sharks happily live together.
Paul Peacock fished Druridge Bay and had 14 flounders for 10lb 1oz and J.Robson had nine flounders for 8lb 10oz from Embleton.