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Amblycirrhitus bimacula (Jenkins, 1903)
TWINSPOT HAWKFISH
Cirrhitoidea bimacula Jenkins, 1903; Twospot Hawkfish

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Amblycirrhitus bimacula, Twospot hawkfish : aquarium
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Amblycirrhitus bimacula ( Jenkins , 1903 )

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Teleostei (teleosts) > Centrarchiformes (Basses) > Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Etymology: Amblycirrhitus: Greek, amblys = darkness + Latin, cirrus = curl (Ref. 45335 ) .

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

Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 9710 ), usually 2 - 15 m (Ref. 37816 ). Tropical; 26°N - 25°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Mangaréva, Tuamoto Islands and the Hawaiian Islands, north to Taiwan; throughout Micronesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 6. Irregular dark bars on body which may be broken into spots; 2 narrow diagonal bars on cheek; opercle and base of soft dorsal with large ocellated black spot (Ref. 5469 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A secretive species remaining in or near interstices of rock, coral, or rubble (Ref. 2334 , 58302 ). Moderately common in seaward reefs in areas exposed to moderate surge or currents (Ref. 2334 ). Feeds on small crustaceans (Ref. 89972 ). Benthic (Ref. 58302 ). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 30874.

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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. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 02 March 2015

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Aquarium: commercial FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.4 °C (based on 2558 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01585 (0.00637 - 0.03944), b=3.01 (2.79 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.5   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100). Nutrients (Ref. 124155 ):  Calcium = 121 [58, 188] mg/100g; Iron = 0.764 [0.449, 1.306] mg/100g; Protein = 18.2 [17.1, 19.4] %; Omega3 = 0.117 [0.067, 0.197] g/100g; Selenium = 21.7 [11.2, 43.0] μg/100g; VitaminA = 117 [33, 409] μg/100g; Zinc = 1.91 [1.28, 2.81] mg/100g (wet weight);

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