Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Halichoeres: Greek, als, alis = salt + Greek, choiros = pig (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Bleeker.
Junior synonymHalichoeres vrolokii is valid according to according to CofF ver. 04 March 2019.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated. Tropical
Indian Ocean: Maldive Is. and Sri Lanka to Myanmar, western Thailand and Indonesia (Sumatra and Java).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)
Found in shallow weedy areas of rocky shorelines, not where there is rich coral growth (Ref. 9710).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 27.8 - 29.3, mean 28.8 °C (based on 1504 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00475 - 0.02106), b=3.08 (2.91 - 3.25), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 101 [60, 209] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.807 [0.478, 1.367] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.7 [15.8, 20.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.165 [0.102, 0.262] g/100g ; Selenium = 29 [16, 50] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 117 [40, 372] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.88 [1.28, 3.31] mg/100g (wet weight);