Friday, January 29, 2016

Humphead Maori wrasse - Chain Round Robin Postcard

Sydney Aquarium, Australia 
Humphead Maori wrasse

Photography by Darren Jew

This postcard was used in a Chain Round Robin and was mailed from The United States, Russia, Taiwan,  China, Germany and Japan. It started its journey in September 2015 and I received it back in January 2016.   Below is a scan of the back of the postcard.  

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The humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) is also known as the Māori wrasse, Napoleon wrasse, Napoleon fish and Napoleonfish.  They are known for their long life spans. The females are known to live for around 50 years, whereas males live for around 45 years. 

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