Ariosoma shiroanago (Asano, 1958)
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Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  40 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559), South Korea (Ref. 77001) and Taiwan (43515).
Biology:  Dwells on the shelf and shelf edge; usually on rough sand bottom (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 August 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 21.05.96
Modified by: Santos, Kristine - 04.09.03

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