Congriscus marquesaensis Karmovskaya, 2004
Congriscus marquesaensis
photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  27.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 408 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Marquesas Islands.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 158-164. Diagnosis: Body coloration light brown; a black spot in front of the pectoral fin. Dorsal fin originates directly behind the base of pectoral fins. Pectoral fins 34-45% of head length. Vertebrae 158-164; trunk vertebrae 55-59. Lateral line pores to anus 47-49. Supraorbital canal 6; suborbital canal 9; preoperculomandibular canal 11; occipital commissure 3 (Ref. 54804).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 January 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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