Thalassoma pavo Donzella pavonina intotheblue.it
Thalassoma Pavo is one of the most colorful fish in the Mediterranean Sea, when young the body is completely green, except for the black patch.
Protagonogical hermaphrodite, born a female and after a few years becomes a male, gradually changing the color up to lose all the blue bands and the black spot when adult. The male, with one of the most beautiful liveries in the Mediterranean, is super lively and forcefully pushes every intruder, which he tries to do even with divers. The eggs are pelagic. The feeding is carnivorous and like that of the other wrasses.