Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
Etymology: Notolabrus: Greek, noton = back + Greek, labros = voracious (Ref. 45335); celidotus: Specific epithet, Greek word 'kelidos' meaning stain or spot, 'otos' meaning ear, referring to the dark markings behind the ears..
More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 22 - 145 m (Ref. 58489). Temperate
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand, including Stewart Island, but not recorded from Snares Islands, Clatham Islands, nor the Three Kings Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26203); max. reported age: 7 years (Ref. 31614)
Inhabits shallow water, but may reach to depths of 145 m (Ref. 26203). Feeds on small benthic organisms. Uses its forward-jutting front teeth to rake food from the substrate (Ref. 26966).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Pelagic spawner. Also Ref. 27221.
Russell, B.C., 1988. Revision of the labrid fish genus Pseudolabrus and allied genera. Rec. Aust. Mus. (Suppl. 9):1-72. (Ref. 26203)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 10 - 18, mean 14.3 °C (based on 49 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00452 - 0.01334), b=3.07 (2.92 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.3 se; based on diet studies.
Generation time: 3.0 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tmax=7; k >0.30).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 26 [10, 55] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.34 [0.17, 0.73] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.7 [14.9, 20.1] % ; Omega3 = 0.714 [0.287, 1.833] g/100g ; Selenium = 9.03 [3.10, 23.99] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 75.7 [15.0, 387.6] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.13 [0.65, 2.31] mg/100g (wet weight);