Polylepion russelliis commonly referred to as Yellowstriped Hogfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Photos of live wrasses of the species Polylepion russelli are highly rare, in this case we sincerely thank NOAA Ocean Explorer program "Okeanos Explorer" for this photo.
Polylepion russelli lives in water depths that divers cannot normally reach, the photo was taken from an ROV.
Unfortunately, due to the water depth at which the wrasse lives, detailed information about the lifestyle and biology of this animal is lacking.