Heteroconger longissimus Günther, 1870

Brown garden eel
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Congridae (Conger and garden eels) > Heterocongrinae
Etymology: Heteroconger: Greek, heteros = other + Latin, conger = conger (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 10 - 60 m (Ref. 26938), usually 20 - 60 m (Ref. 7251).   Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: known only from Madeira, Canary Islands and Senegal. Western Atlantic: Bahamas, Florida keys, Antilles, Yucatan, Belize and Honduras (Ref. 26938); extending to Brazil (Ref. 40101).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 51.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Eye large. Lower jaw longer than upper; 157 to 165 vertebrae (Ref. 26938).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found on sandy bottom, living in colonies (Ref. 26938). Feed on plankton and detritus (Ref. 26938). They retreat into burrow when frightened (Ref. 9710). Probably spawn during warm season (Ref. 6521). Larval life spans 6-8 months (Ref. 6521).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Smith, D.G., 1990. Congridae. p. 156-167. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4453)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 August 2011

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): 21 - 27.7, mean 25.5 (based on 378 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .