Bascanichthys cylindricus Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
Round sand-eel
Bascanichthys cylindricus
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  88 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Costa Rica and Panama.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits sandy bottoms up to a few meters deep.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.07.95

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