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Ophichthus pullus McCosker, 2005

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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Ophichthus: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  pullus: Name from Latin 'pullu' meaning dark-colored; referring to its appearance.  More on author: McCosker.

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

; marino bentopelgico; rango de profundidad 106 - 154 m (Ref. 86730).   Tropical

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

Eastern Atlantic: off Angola and Guinea-Bissau.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 58.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 86730)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

This moderately elongate species is distinguished by the following characters: head 8.5-8.9%, tail 57-61%, body depth at gill opening 2.8-3.3% of TL; origin of dorsal-fin well behind pectoral-fin tips; rounded pectoral fin, not elongate and well-developed; posterior nostril a hole above the upper lip, covered by a flap that extends to or below the edge of the mouth; upper lip with no barbels between anterior and posterior nostrils; small pores conspicuous, SO 1 + 4, IO 4 + 2, POM 6 + 2; small and conical teeth, biserial on anterior vomer and jaws; uniform gray-brown to nearly black in color; total vertebrae 149-153, mean vertebral formula 20.3-56.3-151.3 (Ref. 86730).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

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

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

McCosker, J.E., 2005. A new species of deepwater snake eel, Ophichthus pullus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), from Angola and Guinea-Bissau. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 56(36):669-674. (Ref. 86730)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 14 July 2014

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.2 - 16.2, mean 15.6 (based on 8 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00126 (0.00053 - 0.00299), b=2.93 (2.72 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .