Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Etymology: Cirrhilabrus: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, labros = furious (Ref. 45335); flavidorsalis: From the bright yellow outer half of the dorsal fin of the male. More on authors: Randall & Carpenter.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 40 m (Ref. 26153), usually 6 - 28 m (Ref. 37816). Tropical
Western Central Pacific: Eastern Indonesia (northeast Kalimantan and Bali to West Papua), Malaysia (Sabah), and Philippines.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48636)
Inhabits finely branching corals on protected coral and rubble slopes. Occurs in aggregations (Ref. 37816).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Randall, J.E. and K.E. Carpenter, 1980. Three new labrid fishes of the genus Cirrhilabrus from the Philippines. Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 7(1):17-26. (Ref. 26153)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 28 - 29, mean 28.6 (based on 192 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01660 (0.00737 - 0.03739), b=2.95 (2.75 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .