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Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura  (Bleeker, 1851)

Blueside wrasse
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Etymology: Cirrhilabrus: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, labros = furious (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 30 m (Ref. 9823), usually 5 - 20 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 25°N - 25°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9823)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Males complexly and brightly colored than the juvenile-female phase; adults with blue-rimmed scales on mid-side of the body; a narrow diagonal blue\purple band at pectoral base and extending below. Median and pelvic fins with light blue or blue green rays. Lateral line interrupted. Median predorsal scales 6. Caudal fin rounded (small individuals) to rhomboidal.

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Indian Ocean: Rowely Shoals (Ref. 1602), Similan Islands, Andaman Sea and Christmas Island. Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea (Ref. 9710), Palau, Indonesia, and Great Barrier Reef.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms aggregations 1 to 2 m above coral or rocky bottoms along edges of lagoon, channel, and outer reef slopes. Feeds on zooplankton in the water column. Sometimes form large schools (Ref. 48636).

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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. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 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):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.