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Stalix moenensis  (Popta, 1922)

Muna jawfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Opistognathidae (Jawfishes)
Etymology: Stalix: Greek, stalix, -ikos = a stake used for holding nets (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-13; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 11 - 12.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in silt/sand bottoms in brackish habitats near mouths of freshwater tidal streams in 0.5-1 m (Ref 90102).

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Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1999. Opistognathidae. Jawfishes. p. 2588-2589. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 4. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). FAO, Rome. (Ref. 40511)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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