Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Blenniiformes
(Blennies) > Labrisomidae
Etymology: Labrisomus: Greek, labrax, -akos = a fish, Dicentrarchus labrax+ Greek, soma = body (Ref. 45335). More on author: Gill.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Eastern Central Pacific: Bahía Sebastián Vizcaino to Bahía Tenacatita, Jalisco in Mexico.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5592)
Shallow water diurnal predator that feeds mostly on benthic crustaceans.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Thomson, D.A., 1987. Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez. The rocky-shore fishes of the Gulf of California. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. 302 p. (Ref. 5592)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 20.5 - 28, mean 23.6 °C (based on 160 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5005 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00508 - 0.01880), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.50 se; based on food items.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 76.3 [49.5, 144.7] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.675 [0.407, 1.019] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.2 [18.3, 20.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.162 [0.115, 0.231] g/100g ; Selenium = 30.2 [17.8, 47.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 114 [45, 277] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.48 [1.07, 2.00] mg/100g (wet weight);