Cirrhilabrus claire


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus claire
Species Authority: Randall & Pyle, 2001

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 in deep reefs in Rarotonga. Even though this species is commercialized in the aquarium trade, it is not commonly traded and does not reach a very high value. It is listed as Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only off Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Cook Islands
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central
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Population [top]

Population: Currently, population size or trends have not been assessed, although it is considered common on deep reefs. This species is not present in FAO global production estimates.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on reef and rubble from 55-100 m, often in areas with strong current.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species. It is exploited in the aquarium trade, although it is not commonly traded.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species.
Citation: Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus claire. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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