Dalophis cephalopeltis

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Dalophis cephalopeltis (Bleeker, 1863)

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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).
More on author: Bleeker.

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

; marina; brackvatten bentopelagisk. Tropical

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Liberia to Congo. Reported from the Casamance and Gambia River (Ref. 28587).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 53.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4455)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 0. Very similar to D. boulengeri. Dorsal origin very near behind gill slits (predorsal length 7.2-9.8% LT). Lateral line pores 73-80 before anus. Vertebrae: 184-191. Brown olive dorsal, whitish yellow ventral.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Burrows in sand or mud in shallow water near estuaries and in rivers (Ref. 4455).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : McCosker, John E. | Medarbetare

Bauchot, M.-L., 1990. Ophichthyidae. p. 92-94. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G. G. Teugels (eds.) Faune des poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. tome 1. Faune Trop. 28. (Ref. 2846)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 05 June 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): 23.7 - 28, mean 26.7 °C (based on 66 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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .