Cirrhilabrus beauperryi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Allen, Drew & Barber, 2008
Common Name(s):
English Beau's Wrasse
Taxonomic Notes: This species is very similar to the closely related C. punctatus from Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia, eastern Australia and southern Papua New Guinea.

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 through its range in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. It is occasionally found in the aquarium trade (probably traded as C. punctatus). It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):30
Upper depth limit (metres):5
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Population [top]

Population:Currently, population size or trends have not been assessed, it is a recently described species. It is considered common in most of its range. This species is not present in FAO global production estimates.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits lagoons, seaward reef slopes exposed to current (R. Myers pers. comm. 2008). It is found from five to 30 m over coral and rubble.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is likely collected for the aquarium trade, but there are no records as it is recently described.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species, although it is potentially exploited by the aquarium trade, but is not targeted.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species specific conservation measures in place for this species. This species range overlaps the Kimbe Bay Marine Protected Area.

Citation: Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus beauperryi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187742A8618065. . Downloaded on 20 October 2017.
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