Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Acropomatiformes
(Oceanic basses) > Creediidae
Etymology: Chalixodytes: Greek, chalix, -ikos = pebbles + Greek, dyte = to dive (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Smith.
This species is synonym of Chalixodytes tauensis Schultz, 1943 in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Mar. 2011: Ref. 86697). Please send reference.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated. Tropical
Indian Ocean: off southern Africa and from various localities in the Indian Ocean. Western Central Pacific: Australia (Ref. 2334).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5467)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Nelson, J.S., 1986. Creediidae. p. 736-737. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 5467)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).