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Choerodon anchorago  (Bloch, 1791)

Orange-dotted tuskfish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Bodianinae
Etymology: Choerodon: Greek, choiros = a pig + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 25 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?; 15°N - 30°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka eastward to French Polynesia, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 23 - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 90102)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12 - 13; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 7; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 7 - 9. A pair of greatly enlarged canine teeth present in front of jaws. Undergoes very little change in color with growth. Adults can be recognized by the white underside of the belly and head. Juveniles are greenish when in seagrass (Ref. 48636).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit reef flats and lagoon reefs, in areas with seagrass or mixed sand, rubble, and coral (Ref. 9710). They often form small aggregations (Ref. 8631). Juveniles occur inshore and usually form small groups in estuarine seagrass beds. Adults can be found in inner as well as outer reefs and are territorial (Ref. 48636). Feed mainly on hard-shelled prey including crustaceans, mollusks and sea urchins. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). In Hong Kong live fish markets (Ref. 27253).

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

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Westneat, Mark | Colaboradores

Westneat, M.W., 2001. Labridae. Wrasses, hogfishes, razorfishes, corises, tuskfishes. p. 3381-3467. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9823)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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