Stemonidium hypomelas Gilbert, 1905
Black serrivomerid eel
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Family:  Serrivomeridae (Sawtooth eels)
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed); 37.5 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 500 - 1229 m
Distribution:  South Atlantic and Pacific.
Biology:  Mesopelagic (Ref. 58302). Comes to 175 m depth during the night (Ref. 47377).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 October 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.02.93
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 12.06.07
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 10.06.03

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