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Paracirrhites arcatus  (Cuvier, 1829)

Arc-eye hawkfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Etymology: Paracirrhites: Greek, para = the side of + Latin, cirrus = curl (Ref. 45335).

Issue
The species Paracirrhites amblycephalus (Bleeker 1857) is considered as valid in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. May 2011: Ref. 86870). Please send references, or more studies are needed.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 91 m (Ref. 37816), usually 1 - 33 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 25°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115), preferred ?; 35°N - 35°S, 24°E - 124°W

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Line and Mangaréva islands, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and Rapa.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 48636)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 6. Occurs in a variety of color morphs, but always has a distinctive ring extending around and behind the eye (Ref. 37816, 48636).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occur in lagoon and seaward reefs from 1 to at least 33 m, on heads of small branching corals, e.g. Stylophora, Pocillopora, Acropora (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Feed mainly on shrimps, small fishes, crabs, and other crustaceans (Ref. 2334). Solitary (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Distinct pairing. Spawning ascents into the water column occurred over a distance of 0.4 to 1.0 m (Ref. 26305).

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Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: saknar intresse; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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