Pseudocheilinus citrinus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pseudocheilinus citrinus
Species Authority: Randall, 1999

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-03
Assessor(s): Bertoncini, A. & Russell, B.
Reviewer(s): Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
This species is widespread in the southern Pacific islands and there are no known major threats. It lives in deeper waters in rocky and fringing coral reefs. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In the eastern central Pacific, this species is found in the Cook, Austral and Pitcairn Islands (Parenti and Randall 2000).
Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – southwest
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is reef-associated in rocky and fringing coral reefs, and is known at depths ranging from 23 to 48 m.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species specific conservation measures in place. However, it is protected in some parts of its range (Cook Island Aquatic Reserve).

Citation: Bertoncini, A. & Russell, B. 2010. Pseudocheilinus citrinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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