Ophichthus triserialis (Kaup, 1856)

Pacific snake eel
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Ophichthus: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  triserialis: Name from Latin 'triserialis', 3-rowed, for the patterin of spots.  More on author: Kaup.

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

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 155 m (Ref. 31243).   Subtropical

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: off Klamath River in northern California, USA to Peru, including Gulf of California in Mexico and Galapagos Islands Rare in north of Baja California, Mexico. Common on shrimp grounds from Gulf of California southward.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 122 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 96339); common length : 80.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55763); peso massimo pubblicato: 373.25 g (Ref. 91172)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Vertebre: 145 - 152

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms, from shallow waters up to a depth of 20 m (Ref. 9328). Burrows in bottoms. Generally captured from tide pool depths to 155 m (Ref. 31243).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : McCosker, John | Collaboratori

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 23 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15 - 28.9, mean 22.3 (based on 158 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00186 (0.00091 - 0.00382), b=2.88 (2.70 - 3.06), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.60 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .