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Cirrhilabrus katherinae  Randall, 1992

Katherine's wrasse
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Etymology: Cirrhilabrus: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, labros = furious (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Randall.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 10 - 40 m (Ref. 37816).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Miyake-jima, Izu Islands, Japan, Guam and the Mariana Islands.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5278)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9. Juveniles and females nearly uniformly orange-red. Males develop elongate pelvic fins and have brilliant blue bands on dorsal and anal fins.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known at depths ranging from 10 to at least 40 m at exposed outer reef areas than in lagoons or harbors. Occurs in aggregations.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Randall, J.E., 1992. A review of the labrid fishes of the genus Cirrhilabrus from Japan, Taiwan and the Mariana Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Micronesica 25(1):99-121. (Ref. 5278)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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