Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Cheilininae
Etymology: Cirrhilabrus: Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, labros = furious (Ref. 45335); marjorie: Named for Marjorie Awai, Curator of the Florida Aquarium, and former Curatorial Assistant in the ichthyology Department at the Bishop Museum. The specific name is treated as Noun in apposition. More on authors: Allen, Randall & Carlson.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 20 - 50 m (Ref. 52303), usually 30 - 36 m (Ref. 52303). Tropical
Western Central Pacific: Fiji.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 52303)
soft rays: 9. Diagnosis: Dorsal rays XI, 9; anal rays III, 9; pectoral rays 15; lateral line scales 16 + 7; median predorsal scales 5; horizontal scale rows on cheek below eye 2; gill rakers 18 - 19; body depth 3.1 - 3.2 in SL; head length 3.1 - 3.2 in SL; snout length 3.5 - 4.0 in head; caudal fin of females truncate to slightly emarginate, that of males lunate; pelvic fins of both sexes relatively short, not reaching anal fin origin when depressed; diagnostic live color pattern features of males include brilliant red upper half of head and body, greyish white lower, with four or five purplish stripes on lower half of body, yellow caudal fin, and bold black margins on dorsal and caudal fins; females mainly reddish pink with large and caudal fins; females mainly reddish pink with large black spot at base of uppermost caudal fin rays (Ref. 52303).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Allen, G.R., J.E. Randall and B.A. Carlson, 2003. Cirrhilabrus marjorie, a new wrasse (Pisces: Labridae) from Fiji. J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 7(3):113-118. (Ref. 52303)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 26.3 - 28.7, mean 27.3 (based on 29 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01585 (0.00719 - 0.03491), b=2.96 (2.77 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .