Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus (Fowler, 1934)
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Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  50.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 105 - 385 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Vanuatu and the Solomon Is.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 162-173. This species is distinguished by the following characters: supraorbital pores 4; head 5.5-6.7 in TL; preanal vertebrae 49-58; total vertebrae 162-173; preanal LL pores 48-54; total LL pores 159-169; 2 rows of teeth on most of both jaws (ref. 106113).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.01.02
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.10.17

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