Coris flavovittata  (Bennett, 1828)

Yellowstripe coris
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Coris: Greek, kore, -es = pupil and also with themenaing of "maid" (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 98 m (Ref. 33411), usually 15 - ? m (Ref. 33411).   Tropical; 30°N - 15°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3921); max. published weight: 4.6 kg (Ref. 40637)

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

Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 3921). Northwest Pacific: Midway Islands (Ref. 33411).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits reefs with sand and rubble areas (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on sea urchins, heart urchins, bivalves, gastropods, brittle stars, crabs, hermit crabs and polychaetes. Protogynous (Ref. 55080). Eaten raw, dried and salted, baked or broiled (Ref. 7364).

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Randall, J.E., 1999. Revision of the Indo-Pacific labrid fishes of the genus Coris, with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (29):74 p.

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.