Xenomystax congroides Smith & Kanazawa, 1989
Bristletooth conger
Xenomystax congroides
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  87.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 140 - 825 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean: in the western Atlantic, from northeastern Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the mouth of the Amazon River, including Bahamas and the West Indies.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 189-219
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 February 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.01.02

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