Cyclichthys orbicularis, Birdbeak burrfish : fisheries, gamefish

Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)

Birdbeak burrfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes (burrfishes))
Etymology: Cyclichthys: Greek, kyklos = round + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Bloch.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 9 - 170 m (Ref. 30573).   Tropical; 32°N - 36°S, 24°E - 168°E

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

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and New Caledonia (Ref. 9680). Southeast Atlantic: south coast of South Africa (Ref. 4423).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 11-13; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 10 - 12. Adults brown to grey with blotches and clusters of black spots on back and sides; pelagic juveniles covered with black spots (Ref. 4423).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabit clear protected reefs with sponge and algal habitats. Often in large sponges during the day (Ref. 48637). Usually over sand and mud bottoms to at least 170 m (Ref. 30573). Occasionally on reefs (Ref. 9680). Active at night, feeding among reefs (Ref. 48637). A nocturnal species (Ref. 9710) that presumably feeds on hard-shelled invertebrates (Ref. 9680, 48637).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: pesquerías de subsistencia; pesca deportiva: si
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.3 - 28.3, mean 26.8 °C (based on 908 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.03162 (0.01342 - 0.07454), b=2.89 (2.68 - 3.10), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.59 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.