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Bodianus pulchellus (Poey, 1860)

Spotfin hogfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Bodianinae
Etymology: Bodianus: Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano, from the Portuguese pudor, meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896).;  pulchellus: Name pulchellus, derived fro, a Latin diminutive meaning 'pretty'; in reference to the attractive coloration of this species (Ref. 75973).  More on author: Poey.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 15 - 120 m (Ref. 9710), usually 15 - 24 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 29°N - 7°N

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Western Atlantic: South Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Honduras and Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756). Eastern Atlantic: São Tomé Island (Ref. 34088).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9626); common length : 18.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3726)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 9; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 10; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 12. Body red with white stripe on lower side. Black spot at base of anterior dorsal spines. Very distinctive and colorful species. (Ref. 26938).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs, rarely at depths greater than 24 m (Ref. 9710). Feed on crabs and small shellfish (Ref. 3726). Juveniles pick parasites from other fishes (Ref. 9710). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). May hybridize with Spanish hogfish, B. rufus (Ref. 40096). Marketed fresh (Ref. 3726).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Gomon, M.F., 2006. A revision of the labrid fish genus Bodianus with descriptions of eight new species. Rec. Aust. Mus. Suppl. 30:1-133. (Ref. 75973)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 12 April 2008

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.4 - 28, mean 26.8 (based on 70 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00713 - 0.02124), b=3.06 (2.91 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.48 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.