Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus 

Scope: Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Randall, 1988
Common Name(s):
English Yellowband Wrasse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-25
Assessor(s): Rocha, L.
Reviewer(s): Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
This species is common throughout its area of occurrence. Even though this species is commercialized in the aquarium trade, it is present in a wide area and it does not seem to be globally threatened. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found at Pohnpei, Caroline Islands and Marshall Islands. Strays have been found at Johnston Atoll.
Countries occurrence:
Marshall Islands; Micronesia, Federated States of ; United States Minor Outlying Islands
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):30
Upper depth limit (metres):8
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Population [top]

Population:This species is common throughout its range. 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 occurs in small groups over lagoon patch reefs in outer reefs from eight to 30 m. It feeds on zooplankton in the water column.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is exploited by international aquarium trade, but is not commonly traded. Prices vary between US $50.00 and $100.00 in the USA.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species, although it is exploited in the aquarium trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187518A8556347. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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