Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Bodianinae
Etymology: Bodianus: Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano, from the Portuguese pudor, meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896).; scrofa: Name fromg feminine Latin noun meaning breeding sow, apparently refers to the common name hogfish (Ref. 75973) More on author: Valenciennes.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 20 - 200 m (Ref. 5292), usually - m (Ref. ). Subtropical; 0°C - ; 38°N - 15°N, 26°W - 13°W
Eastern Atlantic: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 51.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89108); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2683)
Adults inhabit rocky bottoms (Ref. 2683). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Sold fresh in markets.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Gomon, M.F., 2006. A revision of the labrid fish genus Bodianus with descriptions of eight new species. Rec. Aust. Mus. Suppl. 30:1-133. (Ref. 75973)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 16.3 - 18.8, mean 17.3 °C (based on 6 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01318 (0.00767 - 0.02266), b=3.07 (2.92 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.37 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (53 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 25.2 [14.0, 47.0] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.744 [0.445, 1.321] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.5 [16.6, 21.7] % ; Omega3 = 0.199 [0.119, 0.323] g/100g ; Selenium = 18.6 [9.9, 33.0] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 53.5 [15.9, 197.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.985 [0.651, 1.836] mg/100g (wet weight);