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Thalassoma lucasanum  (Gill, 1862)

Cortez rainbow wrasse
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Ecuador country information

Common names: Vieja arco iris
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
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National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ec.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Béarez, P., 1996
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9311)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 64 m (Ref. 9311), usually 2 - 25 m (Ref. 27115)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 20°C - 24°C (Ref. 27115); 33°N - 19°S, 114°W - 70°W

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru, including the Galapagos.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms small aggregations over reefs. Feeds on suspended plankton and small hard-shelled invertebrates. Not utilized for human consumption.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (24 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high