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Bodianus pulchellus (Poey, 1860)
SPOTFIN HOGFISH
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Bodianus pulchellus
Bodianus pulchellus
Spotfin Hogfish
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Bodianus pulchellus
Bodianus pulchellus
Spotfin Hogfish
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© 2006 John White

Bodianus pulchellus
Bodianus pulchellus
Spotfin Hogfish
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Bodianus pulchellus (Poey , 1860)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Bodianinae
Etymology: Bodianus: Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano , from the Portuguese pudor , meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896). ;   pulchellus: Name pulchellus , derived fro, a Latin diminutive meaning 'pretty'; in reference to the attractive coloration of this species (Ref. 75973 ) .  More on author: Poey .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 15 - 120 m (Ref. 9710 ), usually 15 - 24 m (Ref. 9710 ).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115 ); 29°N - 7°N

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Western Atlantic: South Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Honduras and Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756 ). Eastern Atlantic: São Tomé Island (Ref. 34088 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9626 ); common length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3726 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 12. Body red with white stripe on lower side. Black spot at base of anterior dorsal spines. Very distinctive and colorful species. (Ref. 26938 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs, rarely at depths greater than 24 m (Ref. 9710 ). Feed on crabs and small shellfish (Ref. 3726 ). Juveniles pick parasites from other fishes (Ref. 9710 ). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205 ). May hybridize with Spanish hogfish, B. rufus (Ref. 40096 ). Marketed fresh (Ref. 3726 ).

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

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Gomon, M.F. , 2006. A revision of the labrid fish genus Bodianus with descriptions of eight new species. Rec. Aust. Mus. Suppl. 30:1-133. (Ref. 75973 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 12 April 2008

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 24.4 - 28, mean 26.8 (based on 70 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00713 - 0.02124), b=3.06 (2.91 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.48 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 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Very high .

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