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Ariosoma mauritianum  (Pappenheim, 1914)

Blunt-tooth conger
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Congridae (Conger and garden eels) > Bathymyrinae
Etymology: Ariosoma: Greek, ari = very, strength, superiority + Greek, soma = body (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 360 - 800 m (Ref. 9942).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to the western Pacific, south to Western Australia and New South Wales (Australia).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5323)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 167; Anal soft rays: 110; Vertebrae: 143. Brownish, median fins yellowish with black margin.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Castle, P.H.J., 1986. Congridae. p. 161-165. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 5323)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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