Aplatophis chauliodus, Fangtooth snake-eel

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Aplatophis chauliodus Böhlke, 1956

Fangtooth snake-eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Aplatophis: Greek, aplatos, apletos = terrible + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335).

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

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 33 - 91 m (Ref. 43686).   Tropical

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

Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to French Guiana.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - 43.9 cm
Max length : 84.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5217)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Ryggkotor: 110 - 115. Tip of tail finless externally and pointed; dorsal and anal fins with black margin (Ref. 13608).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs near estuaries and in marine waters (Ref. 5217). Assumed to live in permanent or semi-permanent burrows with only snout and eyes exposed, darting to feed on other fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 43686).

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

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

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

Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriguez, 1992. Fichas FAO de identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca. Guía de campo de las especies comerciales marinas y de aquas salobres de la costa septentrional de Sur América. FAO, Rome. 513 p. Preparado con el financiamento de la Comisión de Comunidades Europeas y de NORAD. (Ref. 5217)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 August 2011

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): 21.1 - 27.3, mean 25.4 °C (based on 96 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.67 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .