Facciolella saurencheloides (D'Ancona, 1928)
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Family:  Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 700 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea. Larvae were reported from the northwestern Indian Ocean.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Floating or actively swimming larvae seem to live in the upper pelagic region. In the Red Sea, metamorphosing or post metamorphosed stages seem to descend vertically down to the deep-sea bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 07.11.95

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