Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Pseudocoris: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, kore = pupil (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 90102). Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)
Males distinct with the bright yellow band over the body. Female plain green (Ref. 48636).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri
Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to Indonesia.
Found solitary or in small groups (Ref. 90102) in coastal sand and rubble reef, usually flat substrate with remote coral bommies in current zones. Mixes with various other fishes in open water to feed on zooplankton (Ref. 48636).
Parenti, P. and J.E. Randall, 2000. An annotated checklist of the species of the labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyol. Bull. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. (68):1-97.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01120 (0.00551 - 0.02275), b=3.06 (2.89 - 3.23), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100) .