Parabathymyrus philippinensis Ho, Smith & Shao, 2015

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  39.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 233 - 356 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 141-142. This species is distinguished by the following characters: head 5.6-5.7 in TL; supraorbital pores 3; preanal vertebrae 42; total vertebrae 141-142; preanal lateral-line (LL) pores 40-42; total LL pores 140-141 (Ref. 106113).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 06 November 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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