Uropterygius xenodontus, Black snake moray

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Uropterygius xenodontus McCosker & Smith, 1997

Black snake moray
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Uropterygiinae
Etymology: Uropterygius: Greek, oura = tail + Greek pterygion = little wing. Fin (Ref. 45335);  xenodontus: Specific name from the Greek 'xenikos' meaning strange and 'odontos' meaning tooth..
More on authors: McCosker & Smith.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 6 - 9 m (Ref. 27479). Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Pacific Ocean: Coral Sea, American Samoa, the Marshall Islands, and Johnston Islands.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 53.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 37816)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Vértebra: 154 - 157. Body uniformly gray-brown; laterally compressed, subrectangular in cross-section. Vertical fins restricted to the tail tip; anus at mid-body; one branchial pore (Ref. 27479).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits corals and crevices of shallow lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 37816). Benthic (Ref. 58302).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

McCosker, J.E. and D.G. Smith, 1997. Two new Indo-Pacific morays of the genus Uropterygius (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae). Bull. Mar. Sci. 60(3):1005-1014. (Ref. 27479)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 19 August 2011

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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AFORO (otoliths) | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.8 - 29.4, mean 28.1 °C (based on 1041 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00069 (0.00033 - 0.00143), b=3.12 (2.93 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .