Definition of wrasse in English:
noun (plural same or wrasses)
A marine fish with thick lips and strong teeth, typically brightly colored with marked differences between the male and female.
- The presence of the model predator at the mating site resulted in a strong initial reaction by both male and female bluehead wrasses.
- Many male damselfish, wrasses, and angelfish, among others, maintain harems.
- In marine areas, species concentrations are highest around coral reefs, where butterflyfishes and angelfishes, wrasses, parrotfishes and triggerfishes are common.
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