Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Randall & Carpenter, 1980
Common Name(s):
English Yellow-fin fairy wrasse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-25
Assessor(s): Cheung, W.W.L., Liu, M., Craig, M. & Rocha, L.
Reviewer(s): Sadovy, Y. & Carpenter, K.E.
This species is found in Indonesia, Phillippines and Palau. There are no major threats to this species. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in the Philippines, Indonesia and Palau.
Countries occurrence:
Australia; Indonesia; Malaysia; Palau; Philippines
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Indian Ocean – eastern; Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):40
Upper depth limit (metres):6
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population information available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits rubble areas and finely branching corals on protected coral and rubble slopes, with a depth range of 6-40 m (Myers 1999). It occurs in schools or in small groups.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is occasionally collected for the aquarium trade, but there are no statistics on collection. It is sold in aquarium stores in the US for US $20-25.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats known for this species, although it is occasionally collected for the aquarium trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species. Its distribution overlaps several marine protected areas within its range.

Citation: Cheung, W.W.L., Liu, M., Craig, M. & Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187505A8553216. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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