Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Xenisthmidae
Etymology: Paraxenisthmus: Greek, para in the side of + Gree, xenos = strange + Greek, isthmos = narrow passage (Ref. 45335). More on author: Gill, Hoese.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 18 - 37 m (Ref. 12714). Tropical
Western Pacific: Solomon Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.1 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Collected from a steep-sided gully with caves.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Gill, A.C. and D.F. Hoese, 1993. Paraxenisthmus springeri, new genus and species of gobioid fish from the West Pacific, and its phylogenetic position within the Xenisthmidae. Copeia 1993(4):1049-1057. (Ref. 12714)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.61 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .