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lexID: 10747 AphiaID: 281786 Scientific: Notolabrus celidotus German: Flecken-Lippfisch English: Spotty, New Zealand Spotty Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Notolabrus (Genus) > celidotus (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 Occurrence: Endemic species, New Zealand Sea depth: 1 - 145 Meter Size: 23,9 cm Temperature: 55.4 °F - 68 °F (13°C - 20°C) Food: Amphipods, Clams, Copepods, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Last edit: 2017-05-24 22:38:25
(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Very special thanks for the first photos of the New Zealand spotty, the photo of the female is from Paddy Ryan, and the photo of the male was provided from Malcolm Francis,Wellington, New Zealand.
The New Zealand spotty occurs throughout New Zealand, including Stewart Island but not recorded at Snares Island, Auckland Island or Three Kings Islands.
The wrasse is abundant on rocky reefs and estuaries and it occurs mainly in shallow water but recorded to depths of about 145 meters.
Prey: small bivalve molluscs, grapsid crabs and hermit crabs.
Julis celidotus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Labrichthys botryocosmus (Richardson, 1846)
Labrichthys celidota (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Labrus botryocosmus Richardson, 1846
Labrus celidotus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Labrus poecilopleura Valenciennes, 1839
Pseudolabrus celidotus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Notolabrus (Genus) > Notolabrus celidotus (Species)
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