Thermobiotes mytilogeiton Geistdoerfer, 1991

Family:  Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels), subfamily: Ilyophinae
Max. size:  24.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 1750 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: known from the type locality, the hydrothermal vent area 'Vai Lili' of Valu Fa Rise (22°S).
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 132-132
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 November 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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