Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
Etymology: Pseudolabrus: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, labrax = a fish, Dicentrarchus labrax (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal, usually 2 - 5 m (Ref. 33021). Subtropical
Northwest Pacific: Japan. Needs better reference.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
(total): 8 - 9;
soft rays: 10;
Vertebrae: 25. Two rows of white spots above lateral line; lowermost dark stripe behind eye extending horizontally backward above pectoral fin base (in TP), or reaching backward to middle of opercle (in IP); TP, body greenish (brick red in specimens from deeper water), and with large black blotch on spinous dorsal region between fourth and sixth spines; lengths of the first dorsal, third anal and pelvic spines somewhat shorter than those of P. eoethinus.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Bi-directional sex change has been confirmed for this species (Ref. 103751). Oviparous, with distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 1999. Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of November 1999. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in November 1999. (Ref. 33021)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5002 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00458 - 0.02086), b=3.05 (2.87 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.41 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 (35 of 100) .