Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Etymology: Cirrhilabrus: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, labros = furious (Ref. 45335); adornatus: Named in reference to the bright red markings on the body and dorsal fin (Ref. 31269). More on author: Randall.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 31269). Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 31269)
soft rays: 9;
Vertebrae: 25. Scales above lateral line to origin of dorsal fin 1.5. Caudal fin of females slightly rounded or truncate, double emarginate or emarginate in males. Males whitish to pale pink with two large triangular bright red blotches dorsoanteriorly on body and a broad red border on dorsal fin except posteriorly (some with a longitudinal row of small black spots near middle of fin); females red, shading to white ventrally on head and abdomen, with a black spot three-fourths orbit diameter posteriorly on side of caudal peduncle above lateral line (Ref. 31269).
Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from Indonesia (Sumatra and the Mentawai Islands).
Found over rubble on outer reef slopes up to at least 30 m depth (Ref. 31269). Closely related to C. flavidorsalis and females look almost identical (Ref. 48636).
Randall, J.E. and A. Kunzmann, 1998. Cirrhilabrus adornatus, a new species of labrid fish from Sumatra. Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 25:41-44. (Ref. 31269)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00625 - 0.03502), b=2.97 (2.76 - 3.18), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .