Scientific name: Coris julis
While females are brown and orange, males have predominantly greenish tones with an orange line. They are found in rock bottoms up to 50 meters deep and are not greater than 25cm. They feed on sea urchins and crustaceans.
The females form groups to feed while the males are lone predators. They are also called maids because they clean the impurities of other larger fish with their teeth.
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