Mixomyrophis longidorsalis Hibino, Kimura & Golani, 2014
Red Sea worm eel

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Myrophinae
Max. size:  7.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 200 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Israel).
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 177-177. This species is distinguished by the following characters: trunk 22.3 % TL; predorsal length 16.3 % TL; 12 lateral-line pores before gill opening; total vertebrae 177, predorsal 22 and preanal 53 (Ref. 96670).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 19 November 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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