Gavialiceps taeniola Alcock, 1889
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Muraenesocidae (Pike congers)
Max. size:  64.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 350 - 1046 m
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea, Oman, and Bay of Bengal.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 256-300; Anal soft rays: 183-280
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.03.93
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.08.03

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