Halichoeres gurrobyiis commonly referred to as Blacksaddle Wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 720 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very special thanks for the frist photo of Halichoeres gurrobyi to Dr. Benjamin Victor.
Dr. Victor found this new wrasse at Mauritius in 2016.
The wrasse was named in honor of Chabiraj (Yam) Gurroby, in recognition of his 35 years of efforts in observing and collecting the fishes of Mauritius.