Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Opistognathidae
Etymology: Stalix: Greek, stalix, -ikos = a stake used for holding nets (Ref. 45335); toyoshio: Named after the R/V Toyoshio-maru, the vessel from which the type specimens were collected.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 77 m (Ref. 35862). Subtropical, preferred ?
Northwest Pacific: known only from Tanegashima Straits, Kyushu, Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35862)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 26. Cephalic pores well developed; brown speckles on head; no pigmentation on anterior gular region; 1st and 2nd mandibular pores confluent; and 6th dorsal spine strongly forked. Remarks: caudal fin rounded.
Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Shinohara, G., 1999. A new jawfish, Stalix toyoshio, from Kyushu, Japan (Perciformes: Opistognathidae). Ichthyol. Res. 46(3):267-270. (Ref. 35862)
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
= 0.5005 [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
): 3.3 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .