Ophichthus unicolor Regan, 1908
Plain snake-eel
photo by SFSA

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: known only from Algoa Bay, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Uniformly brownish when preserved (Ref. 3972).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.11.95
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.04.02

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