Promyllantor atlanticus Karmovskaya, 2006
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Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  51.8 cm TL (male/unsexed); 48.5 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 495 m
Distribution:  Southeastern Atlantic: west of Congo.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 117-120. Diagnosis: The pectoral fin reaches beyond dorsal fin insertion, its length makes 44-46% of HL; head depth at gill opening 66-67% of its length. Vertebrae 117-120, including predorsal 12-13, 37-38 preanal, 40-41 precaudal. Lateral line pores 40-42 in front of vent. SO 3, IO 3, POM 1, ST 0 (Ref. 57752).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 15 February 2011 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 03.01.07

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