Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory. Tropical; 38°N - 20°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4858)
soft rays: 18 - 19. Often confused with C. collare. The broad white band behind the eyeband in both species contributed much to the confusion. Tip of caudal fin is transparent.
Western Pacific: Japan to Taiwan. Reported from the Maldives Islands (Ref. 4855).
Inhabit rocky reefs with algae and coral (Ref. 9710). Solitary or in groups (Ref. 9710). Feed on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 9710). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).
Allen, G.R., 1985. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. Vol. 2. 3rd edit. in English. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02286 (-0.13127 - 0.17699), b=3.00372 (2.91802 - 3.08942), based on LWR estimates for this genus-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.6 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .