Myrichthys magnificus, Magnificent snake eel

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Myrichthys magnificus (Abbott, 1860)

Magnificent snake 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);  magnificus: Name means splendid, an adjective.

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 1 - 262 m (Ref. 58302).   Tropical

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

Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands, Johnston Island, the Leeward Islands, and Midway Atoll.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 78.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 26145)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Vértebra: 177 - 183. Body moderately elongate, depth 32-45 in TL; yellow to tan with brown to brownish-black spots, variable in size but about equal to or smaller than eye, the spots becoming more numerous in larger specimens. Pectoral fin length less than its base, about 2 in snout (Ref. 40867).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Common in shallow water and occasionally at the surface over sand and coral (Ref. 40867). Benthic in crevices and on sandy or rocky substrata (Ref. 58302).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : McCosker, John | Colaboradores

Randall, J.E., 1996. Shore fishes of Hawai'i. Natural World Press, Vida, Oregon. 216 p. (Ref. 26145)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.5 - 15.2, mean 8.7 °C (based on 7 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).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 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.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .