Myrichthys breviceps, Sharptail eel

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Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848)

Sharptail eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Myrichthys: Greek, myros, -ou = male of morey eel + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Richardson.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin récifal; profondeur 0 - 9 m.   Subtropical; 33°N - 25°S, 95°W - 65°W

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan (Mexico) to the Antilles (Ref. 26340) and northern South America.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 102 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 7251)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Light brown to grayish brown, darker above, with pale spots (Ref. 26938).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Commonly encountered swimming near the bottom in clear water from harbors to reefs. More common along continent and in grassy areas (Ref. 7251). Found in shallow areas to depths of 9 m. Feeds mainly on crabs. (Ref. 26938).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : McCosker, John | Collaborateurs

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.1 - 28.3, mean 27.5 °C (based on 435 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00126 (0.00052 - 0.00302), b=2.91 (2.70 - 3.12), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Milieu, temps minimum de doublement de population : 1,4 à 4,4 années (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 26 [14, 47] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.696 [0.432, 1.177] mg/100g ; Protein = 20.4 [18.1, 22.7] % ; Omega3 = 0.168 [0.074, 0.438] g/100g ; Selenium = 26.4 [14.0, 55.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 20.6 [4.9, 82.3] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.758 [0.505, 1.121] mg/100g (wet weight);