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Plectorhinchus sordidus (Klunzinger, 1870)

Sordid rubberlip
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Haemulidae (Grunts) > Plectorhinchinae
Etymology: Plectorhinchus: Greek, plektos = plaited + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Klunzinger.

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 25 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical; 30°N - 36°S, 19°E - 62°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf (Ref.80050) and Red Sea to Transkei in South Africa, Seychelles (Ref. 9710), and Mauritius.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 26.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2799); max. reported age: 14 years (Ref. 92948)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-18; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8. Adults dark grey with orange-red lips and opercle edge; fins dark, membrane at front of dorsal fin narrowly black. Juveniles colorful (Ref. 2799).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found over rocks and corals (Ref. 5213), as well as shallow weedy areas. Stomach contents of specimens collected from Iraq composed mainly of benthic organisms including crustaceans (Ref. 97537). Solitary or in small groups close to shelter (Ref. 9710). Marketed fresh.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Sousa, M.I. and M. Dias, 1981. Catálogo de peixes de Moçambique - Zona Sul. Instituto de Desenvolvimento Pesqueiro, Maputo. 121 p. (Ref. 5284)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.6 - 28.5, mean 27.1 (based on 444 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01413 (0.00829 - 0.02406), b=2.99 (2.84 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (tm=1.8; K=0.87-0.95; tmax=14).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.