Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall, 1999
Heteroconger tomberua
photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Heterocongrinae
Max. size:  42.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 36 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Fiji. Leptocephali collected from New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Nicobar Islands, and Sri Lanka may be those of Heteroconger tomberua.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 28 November 2016 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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