Ophichthus aniptocheilos

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Ophichthus aniptocheilos McCosker, 2010

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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Ophichthus: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  aniptocheilos: Name from Greek 'aniptos' meaning unwashed and 'cheilos' for lips; refers to its facial coloration; noun in apposition.  More on author: McCosker.

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

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 391 - 421 m (Ref. 84366).   Deep-water

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Eastern Central Pacific: off Tonga.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.2 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 84366)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

This moderately elongate species of Ophichthus, subgenus Coecilophis is distinguished by the following characters: tail 56% and head 10% and depth at gill openings 3.5% of TL; origin of dorsal-fin above pectoral-fin tips; moderate, elongate and lanceolate pectoral fins; posterior nostril in upper lip; small head pores, SO 1+4, IO 4+2, PO 2, 6 mandibular pores; slender and pointed teeth, uniserial on vomer and mandible, biserial on maxillary; color brown dorsally, pale ventrally, head speckled, tail dark posteroventrally median fins pale; mean vertebral formula16/59/140 (Ref. 84366).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

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

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

McCosker, J.E., 2010. Deepwater Indo-Pacific species of the snake-eel genus Ophichthus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with the description of nine new species. Zootaxa 2505:1-39. (Ref. 84366)

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [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   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .