Ophichthus apachus, Thin snake eel

Ophichthus apachus McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998

Thin snake eel
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Ophichthus: Greek, ophis = serpent + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  apachus: Name from Greek meaning without and thickness, (probably referring to its thin body).  More on authors: McCosker & Rosenblatt.

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

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 8 m (Ref. 31243).   Tropical

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Eastern Central Pacific: Mexico and Colombia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.1 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 31243)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Ryggkotor: 180 - 186

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Size pertains to immature specimen. Occurs over sand bottoms (Ref. 31243).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : McCosker, John | Medarbetare

McCosker, J.E. and R.H. Rosenblatt, 1998. A revision of the Eastern Pacific snake-eel genus Ophichthus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) with the description of six new species. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50(19):397-432. (Ref. 31243)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 22 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

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 - 0.00297), b=2.92 (2.72 - 3.12), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .