Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
Etymology: Pictilabrus: Latin, pictus = painted + Greek, labrax, -akos = a fish, Dicentrarchus labrax (Ref. 45335); laticlavius: Specific name alludes to the ornamental blue spots on the fins, similar to the clavi on the borders of the Roman patrician dress..
More on author: Richardson.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref. 26203). Temperate
Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales, including Tasmania.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26203)
Inhabits rocky reef-algal habitats and occurs to as deep as 40 m (Ref. 26203).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Russell, B.C., 1988. Revision of the labrid fish genus Pseudolabrus and allied genera. Rec. Aust. Mus. (Suppl. 9):1-72. (Ref. 26203)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201
): 14.4 - 21.9, mean 17.2 °C (based on 116 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00458 - 0.01993), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (18 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 21.3 [8.8, 38.9] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.213 [0.114, 0.458] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.8 [15.8, 21.0] % ; Omega3 = 0.384 [0.206, 0.738] g/100g ; Selenium = 5.77 [2.60, 12.91] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 90.8 [22.5, 444.7] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.736 [0.475, 1.325] mg/100g (wet weight);