Thalassoma nigrofasciatumis commonly referred to as Blackbarred 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.
Adults are blackish with the lower half of the head, chest and belly white, a short white to yellow vertical band above the pectoral-fin base, two broad white to yellow bars on the sides and a yellow tail. The pale areas in females are mostly white, whereas in males these areas tend to be more yellow. Males also have a pale pink chin and filamentous lobes on the tail.
Source: Fishes of Australia
Found solitary or in groups, most commonly on outer reef areas, and also found in coastal reefs, lagoons and tide pools
Often confused with the closely related Jansen's Wrasse, Thalassoma jansenii.