Hoplunnis tenuis Ginsburg, 1951
Spotted pike-conger
photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Family:  Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
Max. size:  46 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 130 - 420 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Straits of Florida, USA and western Gulf of Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on muddy bottoms (Ref. 26340).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 09.04.98
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.08.94

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