Dalophis boulengeri

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Dalophis boulengeri (Blache, Cadenat & Stauch, 1970)

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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Dalophis: Greek, dalos, ou = torch, burning piece of wood + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino; salmastro demersale; pH range: 7.5 - 8.2. Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 13614); 21°N - 18°S, 18°W - 14°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 57.4 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 3508); common length : 47.5 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 4455)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 0; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 0. Caudal ends in a hardened point. Ogivale head, small eyes near buccal joint at end of snout. Buccal slit short, snout prominent covered with villi. Gill slits lateroventral, crescentiform. Thin dorsal and anal fins, in groove; dorsal origin behind gill slits (predorsal length 11.5-16.9% TL); anal origin immediately behind anus. Pores of lateral system and cephalic slightly rimmed. One median pore on the supraorbital joint; 57-64 pores on lateral line before the anus. Vertebrae: 149-162. Dark brown back and dorsal base, whitish belly.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Mainly nocturnal. During the day, this fish lies buried in the sediment with the head out.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : McCosker, John E. | Collaboratori

Leiby, M., 1990. Ophichthidae. p. 176-192. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4455)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 25 October 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.4 - 28, mean 27.1 °C (based on 208 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00045 - 0.00234), b=2.97 (2.77 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .