Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara, 1938
photo by Reyes, R.B.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  47 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 100 - 300 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: India, Australia, Japan, China (Hainan), Taiwan and Vietnam.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 128-137. This species is distinguished by the following characters: supraorbital pores 4; head length 5.8-6.8 times in TL; preanal vertebrae 39-46; total vertebrae 128-137; preanal LL pores 36-44; total LL pores 121-132 (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: Luna, Susan M. - 02.06.94

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