Potatoes are not the only wholesome food with a place on the traditional Irish menu. If you are looking for additional insights and information, please explore my many other reef tank and SPS related articles as well as my YouTube channel.For an even deeper dive into reef tank care you can check out my Reef Keeping Master Class. Foods. A tiny Parasitic Copepod, the primary element of a Cleaner Wrasse's diet. Larger “leaves” make a chip when deep fried or the entire plant can be coated with a tempura batter, deep fried and served with a dipping sauce Though not sort after they can, like all wrasse… What Cleaner Wrasse eat and how they get it is very unique in the Labridae family and is a great demonstration of symbiotic relationships and mutual benefit in the reef. If you know you have pests such as monti nudi’s and even AEFW, we have witnessed them eating both actively. I've been tempted to eat bass raw but not wrasse (until now) although I do rate large wrasse as decent eating. A Cleaner Wrasse eating parasites off of an Angel Fish. The Hawaiian cleaner wrasse. They will readily take a jig or the flies on a flasher rig. Scarlet wrasse is not targeted by anglers, instead, they are often caught over deep rocky ground, down to 100 metres, whilst fishing for more desirable species. The ballan wrasse (Labris bergylta) is a species of marine ray finned fish from the family Labridae, the wrasses.It is found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, where it inhabits rocky areas.Like many wrasse species, it is a protogynous hermaphrodite—all fish start life as females, and some dominant fish later become males. They can be a bit of a pain to deal with as the bones of the big ones are thick and tough. - although the really big ones can be cut into steaks like a salmon. Soda bread is a classic Irish bread, often served with soup. You are right Paul, you are not talking "dogpish" :thumbs:all of the shark family have low levels of urea in their flesh as it is used apparently in protein metabolism by the fish, the way to get around this is to skin and clean the fish and then soak for around 4 hours or more, better overnight. Another option is to steam the seaweed. It can also be cooked into a jelly, firmed, and or used as a glue. The same group of scientists the next year noticed that the recruitment of juvenile cleaners was negatively affected by the presence of established adult cleaners. The fish that are edible, are packed with vitamin A and vitamin D, and contain calcium that is good in making bones stronger. In fact, I have personally witnessed many of the wrasse in the halichoeres genus to be excellent at pest control. To determine if removing cleaner wrasses for aquarium collection presents a problem for other fishes on the reef a look at the research done on reef recruitment of juvenile Labroides needs to be considered. They also eat different varieties of seaweed. the answer to the wrasse question is yes as in all sea fish its down to taste you can eat all fish except the poison ones {weavers} ect you would be suprised the amount of people that eat[ wait for it] dogfish there really nice to eat once you skin them like you do ray and try stirfrying it with some veg it might change the way you view doggies This is one of the reason’s that we have a handful of them in our QT system for all the new corals we are growing out. I typically take just one a year, usually for a boullabaise. It is key to know which fish can be eaten often, and which ones to cut down on, to avoid future health problems. Oats are the preferred type of grain. Or, they eat it with sugar or make it into a relish. They are typically small fish, most of them less than 20 cm (7.9 in) long, although the largest, the humphead wrasse, can measure up to 2.5 m (8.2 ft). Fish is a versatile meat, that goes well with any kind of spice, and thrives in regions worldwide, where each one has their own way of preparing the dish. The wrasses are a family, Labridae, of marine fish, many of which are brightly colored.The family is large and diverse, with over 600 species in 81 genera, which are divided into 9 subgroups or tribes.