Apterichtus equatorialis, Equatorial eel

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Apterichtus equatorialis (Myers & Wade, 1941)

Equatorial eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Apterichtus: From the Greek ??????? (apteron), without fins, and ????? (ichtus, more correctly written ichthys; masculine), fish..
More on authors: Myers & Wade.

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 10 - 134 m (Ref. 101270). Tropical; 29°N - 1°S

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

Eastern Pacific: between the Gulf of California and the Galapagos Islands.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 31.2 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 101270)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

This species is distinguished by the following characters: tail 1.8-2.0, head 11-16, and body depth 43-50 in total length; preopercular pores 3 and pores in supratemporal canal 3; teeth conical and uniserial on jaws and vomer; vomerine teeth 4-5; body coloration when preserved is uniform light tan, overlain with fine sparse brown speckling, branchial region and top of head with irregular small dark spots and blotches; MVF 59138, 132-146 total vertebrae (Ref. 101270).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms, from shallow waters (Ref. 9328); captured by rotenone, dredge and trawl (Ref. 101270).

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

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

McCosker, J.E. and Y. Hibino, 2015. A review of the finless snake eels of the genus Apterichtus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with the description of five new species. Zootaxa 3941(1):49-78. (Ref. 101270)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 22 May 2007

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fuentes de Internet

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 | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.5 - 17.6, mean 12.9 °C (based on 39 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00044 - 0.00237), b=2.97 (2.77 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±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.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .