Wild Harris

Goldsinny Wrasse

This small pink wrasse can be recognised by the black spot at the base of its tail. Goldsinny wrasse have been used by salmon farmers as cleaner fish, put in the salmon cages to eat the lice which cling to the salmon’s skin.

goldsinny wrasse.jpgGoldsinny Wrasse    (Photo: Sue Scott)

A female goldsinny wrasse that is fat with unlaid eggs.

by Paul Tyler