Coris gaimard, African coris : fisheries, aquarium

Coris gaimard (Quoy & Gaimard 1824)

African coris
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Eupercaria/misc () > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Coris: Greek, kore, -es = pupil and also with themenaing of "maid" (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Quoy & Gaimard.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 50 m (Ref. 1602).   Tropical; 37°N - 31°S, 96°E - 142°W

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Pacific Ocean: Christmas and Cocos-Keeling Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean to the Society and Tuamoto islands, north to Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to Australia. Replaced by Coris cuvieri in the Indian Ocean (Ref. 37816).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2334); common length : 20.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 27550)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 9; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 12-13; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 12. Juveniles easily recognized by their striking coloration. Females have a bright yellow caudal fin (Ref. 48636).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A solitary species (Ref. 90102) found in areas of mixed coral, sand and rubble of exposed outer reef flats, lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602, 48636). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds mainly on mollusks, crabs, and hermit crabs, and occasionally on tunicates and forams (Ref. 1602).

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

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

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Randall, J.E., 1999. Revision of the Indo-Pacific labrid fishes of the genus Coris, with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (29):74 p. (Ref. 33411)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 October 2008

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 4690)





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; Acuario: Acuarios públicos
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.3 - 29, mean 27.9 °C (based on 690 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00475 - 0.02106), b=3.07 (2.90 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.2 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.