Pseudocoris ocellata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Pseudocoris ocellata Chen & Shao, 1995
Pseudocoris ocellatus Chen & Shao, 1995

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-25
Assessor(s): Sadovy, Y., Pollard, D.A. & Rocha, L.A.
Reviewer(s): Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
This is a recently described species, with relatively little information on distribution or biology. It is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found from Taiwan, and Izu Oshima off southeastern Japan.
Countries occurrence:
China; Japan
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – northwest
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):15
Upper depth limit (metres):4
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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 hovers in the water column about one to four m above reef slopes. It feeds on zooplankton during the day. It inhabits depths from 4-15 m (Chen and Shao 1995).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. However, there are 16 designated marine protected areas in Taiwan (Wood 2007).

Citation: Sadovy, Y., Pollard, D.A. & Rocha, L.A. 2010. Pseudocoris ocellata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187611A8580731. . Downloaded on 12 December 2017.
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