Paracirrhites hemistictus, Whitespot hawkfish

Paracirrhites hemistictus (Günther, 1874)

Whitespot hawkfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Centrarchiformes (Basses) > Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Etymology: Paracirrhites: Greek, para = the side of + Latin, cirrus = curl (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

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

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 20 m (Ref. 30874).   Tropical; 28°N - 28°S

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

Eastern Indian Ocean: Cocos-Keeling and Christmas islands. Pacific Ocean: all islands of Oceania except Hawaii and Easter Island. Also known from the Ogasawara Islands (Ref. 559). Remains unreported from any continental shore or any of the large islands of the Indo-Malayan region.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 29.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 2334); common length : 20.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9947)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 11; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 6. Occurs in two basic color morphs: a light phase with a broad white longitudinal band and a maroon to black phase (Paracirrhites polystictus) with a conspicuous white blotch on each side (Ref. 37816).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

An uncommon species that inhabits exposed reef fronts and outer reef slopes to a depth of about 18 m where it perches on rocks and corals. Feeds on small crustaceans and fishes (Ref. 89972). Absent from most large continental islands (Ref. 9710). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 9710. Solitary (Ref 90102).

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

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. 123251)

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

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 29.4, mean 28.2 °C (based on 1081 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00365 - 0.02386), b=3.07 (2.85 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 59.7 [40.2, 110.7] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.625 [0.386, 0.912] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.4 [18.5, 20.3] % ; Omega3 = 0.153 [0.113, 0.207] g/100g ; Selenium = 35.4 [21.7, 54.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 81.5 [33.6, 187.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.27 [0.94, 1.68] mg/100g (wet weight);