Ariosoma prorigerum (Gilbert, 1891)
Slope conger
Ariosoma prorigerum
photo by FAO

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 380 - 740 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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