Ophichthus rugifer Jordan & Bollman, 1890
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Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  68 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 200 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Galapagos and Cocos Islands.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 157-162
Biology:  Known from a few to 200 m depth.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 16.09.99

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