Ariosoma majus (Asano, 1958)
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  53 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, and the East China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Widespread in sandy areas. A carnivore that feeds on fish and crabs (Ref. 9137).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 August 2011 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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