Cirrhilabrus roseafascia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus roseafascia Randall & Lubbock, 1982
Common Name(s):
English Rose-band Fairy Wrasse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-10
Assessor(s): Rocha, L.
Reviewer(s): Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
There is no population information available for this species. Even though it is commercialized in the aquarium trade, it is not commonly traded, and it lives in the deep reefs beyond conventional SCUBA diving depths. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species has a disjunct range as it is known from New Caledonia, Samoa, Fiji, Palau and the Philippines.
Countries occurrence:
American Samoa; Fiji; Indonesia; New Caledonia; Palau; Philippines; Samoa
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):90
Upper depth limit (metres):30
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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 is found over rubble and coral bottoms from 30 to 90 m.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is exported for the aquarium trade, but is not commonly traded as it occurs primarily in deeper waters. It sells for an average of US $100.00 in the USA.

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 species specific conservation measures in place.

Citation: Rocha, L. 2010. Cirrhilabrus roseafascia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187538A8562029. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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