Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Bodianinae
Etymology: Bodianus: Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano, from the Portuguese pudor, meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896).; sanguineus: Name from Latin adjective meaning 'bloody' or 'blood-red', refers to the bright red coloration of this species (Ref. 759763).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 30 - 168 m (Ref. 26145), usually 100 - 120 m (Ref. 75973). Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26145)
Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii.
Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Reported to have been encountered it most often in pairs, one individual usually being much larger than the other; appears to be among the deepest ranging of the subgenus Trochocopus, collected at depths of 67 to 238 m, but apparently preferring depths of 100-120 m (Ref. 75973). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Gomon, M.F., 2006. A revision of the labrid fish genus Bodianus with descriptions of eight new species. Rec. Aust. Mus. Suppl. 30:1-133. (Ref. 75973)
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=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .