Bassanago hirsutus (Castle, 1960)
Deepsea conger
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  100 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A benthic species (Ref. 75154) which occurs over soft bottoms of the continental slope (Ref. 7300, 75154) and shelf (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.07.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.09.08

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