Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Zoarcidae
(Eelpouts) > Gymnelinae
Etymology: Gymnelus: Gymnelus, derived from Greek, gymn?los (Latinized Greek) = poor, needy (akin to Greek gymnos for destitute (E. Spencer, pers.comm. 09/13).; soldatovi: Named for the Russian ichthyologist V.K. Soldatov (1875-1941) (Ref. 36338). More on author: Chernova.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 41 - 110 m (Ref. 36338). Boreal
Northwest Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk and the northern Kuril Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36338); 11.1 cm TL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 70 - 75;
Vertebrae: 88 - 94. Gymnelus soldatovi belongs to the group of species with a complete supratemporal commissure. It is further characterized by a high number of vertebrae, cylindrical body, relatively wide head, big snout and small gill opening, wide pectoral fin, and small size (Ref. 36338).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chernova, N.V., 2000. Four new species of Gymnelus (Zoarcidae) from the Far Eastern Seas with genus diagnosis and key to species. J. Ichthyol. 40(1):1-12. (Ref. 36338)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5002 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00110 (0.00042 - 0.00287), b=3.09 (2.86 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax=3-10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .