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Pteragogus flagellifer  (Valenciennes, 1839)

Cocktail wrasse
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Philippines country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Werner, T.B. and G.R. Allen, 2000
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4392); 15.0 cm TL (female)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 78 m (Ref. 86942)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to South Africa (Ref. 35918) and Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Australia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9. Males with long filaments (Ref. 1623).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found among algae patches of coral or rocky reefs (Ref. 9710). Also found in weedy bottoms (Ref. 30573). Cryptic and with excellent camouflage, making it difficult to detect (Ref. 90102). Males territorial (Ref. 9710). Edible but not tasty (Ref. 559). Female length is from Ref. 9137.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Gamefish: yes; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5010 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high