Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
Etymology: Notolabrus: Greek, noton = back + Greek, labros = voracious (Ref. 45335); celidotus: Specific epithet, Greek word 'kelidos' meaning stain or spot, 'otos' meaning ear, referring to the dark markings behind the ears..
More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 22 - 145 m (Ref. 58489). Temperate
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand, including Stewart Island, but not recorded from Snares Islands, Clatham Islands, nor the Three Kings Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26203); max. reported age: 7 years (Ref. 31614)
Inhabits shallow water, but may reach to depths of 145 m (Ref. 26203). Feeds on small benthic organisms. Uses its forward-jutting front teeth to rake food from the substrate (Ref. 26966).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Pelagic spawner. Also Ref. 27221.
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
): 10 - 18, mean 14.3 °C (based on 49 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00794 (0.00462 - 0.01365), b=3.07 (2.92 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.3 se; based on diet studies.
Generation time: 3.0 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tmax=7; k >0.30).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 19.7 [8.1, 36.6] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.214 [0.115, 0.460] mg/100g ; Protein = 19 [16, 21] % ; Omega3 = 0.473 [0.250, 0.907] g/100g ; Selenium = 7.31 [2.99, 17.42] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 72.9 [17.0, 386.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.824 [0.529, 1.571] mg/100g (wet weight);