Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Schindleriidae
Etymology: Schindleria: Named for Dr. David W. Schindler, Univ. of Alberta, Canada..
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 130 m (Ref. 40919). Tropical, preferred ?
Indo-Pacific from South Africa, Madagascar and India to southern Japan, South China Sea, Australia, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Line Islands, Hawaii, and seamounts of eastern South Pacific.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 557); max. reported age: 1 years
Morphology | Morphometrics
Caudal rays are segmented. Gut extends to about two-thirds of the standard length.
Occur around lagoons and in adjacent waters (Ref. 52496, 58302). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Exhibit extreme paedomorphism (Ref. 52496). Planktonic (Ref. 58302).
Adults with mature gonads while retaining postlarval characters (Ref. 205). Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (tm= 0.25; Fec = 70).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .