Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus, Coral hawkfish : aquarium

Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus (Bleeker, 1855)

Coral hawkfish
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> Centrarchiformes (Basses) > Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Etymology: Cirrhitichthys: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Bleeker.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 40 m (Ref. 9710), usually 10 - 25 m (Ref. 27115). Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 30°N - 23°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to East London, South Africa (Ref. 5469) and east to the Marquesan Islands, north to the Mariana Islands, south to New Caledonia. Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Colombia and the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 9289).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9289)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 12-13; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 6. Highly variable in color from pale with grey to black blotches to pink with bright red blotches (Ref. 48636). Pale with horizontal rows of subquadrate dark brown spots; a row of smaller spots on LL between larger spots; small dark brown spots on head (Ref. 5469).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabit areas of rich coral growth and clear water of lagoon, channel, or seaward reefs from below the surge zone to depths of at least 40 m. They rest on, in, or beneath hard or soft corals. Feed on crustaceans and small fishes (Ref. 37955). Males are territorial and haremic (Ref. 37816).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Pelagic spawner (Ref. 31569). Spawning ascents into the water column occurred over a distance of 0.3 to1.0 m (Ref. 26305).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 03 March 2015

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.2 - 25.9, mean 24.9 °C (based on 42 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01259 (0.00666 - 0.02379), b=3.11 (2.94 - 3.28), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; based on food items.
Resilienza
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 102 [59, 176] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.65 [0.37, 1.16] mg/100g ; Protein = 19 [18, 20] % ; Omega3 = 0.171 [0.100, 0.290] g/100g ; Selenium = 21.4 [10.2, 43.3] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 186 [56, 592] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.41 [0.91, 2.16] mg/100g (wet weight);