Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
Etymology: Notolabrus: Greek, noton = back + Greek, labros = voracious (Ref. 45335); cinctus: Specific epithet from the Latin 'cinctum' meaning girdle, referring to the broad black transverse bar on the body.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 40 - 91 m (Ref. 26203). Temperate
Southwest Pacific: South Island, southeast of North Island as far as north of Gisborne of New Zealand, Chatham Islands, Stewart Island, and the Snares Islands; rare in Makara, near Wellington and Napier. Recorded in Three Kings Islands (Ref. 30464, 58932).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 29.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26203); 26.1 cm SL (female)
Feeds on mollusks and small crustaceans (Ref. 26203). Recorded at depth of 15 m (Ref. 58932).
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. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 10 - 14.5, mean 11.6 (based on 17 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00926 - 0.04297), b=2.99 (2.79 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .