Serrivomer jesperseni Bauchot-Boutin, 1953
Crossthroat sawpalate
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Family:  Serrivomeridae (Sawtooth eels)
Max. size:  67 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range - 825 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Papua New Guinea. Eastern Pacific: British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 6885), Gulf of Panama (Ref. 6993) and Chile (Ref. 9068).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 141-170; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 127-161; Vertebrae: 150. Dorsal and anal fins confluent with caudal fin; caudal minute and narrow; pectorals small (Ref. 6885). Dark in color; mouth, lining of gill cover, and peritoneum black (Ref. 6885).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.07.96
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 24.10.14

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