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Bathycongrus nasicus  (Alcock, 1894)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Congridae (Conger and garden eels) > Congrinae
Etymology: Bathycongrus: Greek, bathys = deep + Latin, conger = conger (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 230 - 1040 m (Ref. 7446).   Deep-water

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Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Interorbital width very narrow, strongly convex in specimens larger than 30 cm, lightly convex in smaller specimens. Dorsal fin origin above front of base of pectoral fins. Preanal LL pores 38-41.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Ben-Tuvia, A., 1993. A review of the Indo-west Pacific congrid fishes of genera Rhynchoconger and Bathycongrus with the description of three new species. Isr.l J. Zool. 39:349-370. (Ref. 7446)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.8 - 12.5, mean 10.6 (based on 41 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00062 (0.00029 - 0.00130), b=3.19 (3.00 - 3.38), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .