Cigar Wrasse ( Cheilio inermis )
Here is a Cigar Wrasse that was caught in Puerto Galera, Mindoro. It was caught on a silver minnow lure from the shore. This species an be found patrolling reefs, weed bed, and sand coastlines all around the country. It can be taken on various tackle including but not limited to live shrimp, crabs and minnows, as well as lures, jig and soft plastics. These fish put up great fights for their size.