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Cirrhilabrus adornatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES LABRIDAE

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus adornatus
Species Authority: Randall & Kunzmann, 1998
Common Name/s:
English Red-fin fairy wrasse
Taxonomic Notes: This species is closely related to C. flavidorsalis and females look almost identical.

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.
Justification:
This species is endemic to western Sumatra. There is no population information. 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 from Indonesia (western Sumatra and the Mentawai Islands).
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Indian Ocean – eastern
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Population [top]

Population: Currently, population size or trends have not been assessed for this species. This species is not considered to be very common. It is not present in FAO global production estimates.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is reef-associated from 10-30 m (Randall and Kunzman 1998). This species is found in rubble and sandy areas.
Systems: Marine

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 for this species. It is not known to occur in any marine protected areas.
Citation: Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus adornatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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