Suezichthys notatusis commonly referred to as Northern Painted Rainbow-wrasse, Japanese rainbow wrasse, Threespot Wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very special thanks for the first photo of Suezichthys notatus to Dr. Richard Pyle, Hawaii.
"Two different species of wrasses in the genus Suezichthys (S. notatus above, and an unidentified species below) both swim side-by-side at 300 feet (90 m)
off Midway Atoll."
Suezichthys notatus occurs in deep shelf waters and is known from seamounts and knolls