Dysomma goslinei Robins & Robins, 1976
photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Family:  Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels), subfamily: Ilyophinae
Max. size:  19.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 123-131. This species is distinguished by the following characters: with pectoral fin; dorsal-fin origin before pectoral-fin base, predorsal length 10.7% TL; anus anterior, just below pectoral fin, preanal length 16.2% TL; trunk very short, trunk length 4.0% TL; absence of intermaxillary teeth; upper jaw with multiple rows of teeth on upper jaw; lower jaw with multiserial teeth, those on inner row slightly enlarged; vomer with 4 compound teeth; lateral line short; and MVF 10-15-123 (Ref. 39632)..
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.08.01

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