Notocirrhitus splendens  (Ogilby, 1889)

Splendid hawkfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Etymology: Notocirrhitus: Greek, noton = back + Latin, cirrus = curl.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated, usually 0 - 10 m (Ref. 89926).   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2272)

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

Southwest Pacific: Australia and Lord Howe, Norfolk and the Kermadec Islands.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits seaward reefs, at the bases of coral heads or on hard bottom (Ref. 9710).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Francis, M.P., 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Pac. Sci. 47(2):136-170.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00367 - 0.02375), b=3.07 (2.85 - 3.29), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.