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Anarchias seychellensis  Smith, 1962

Seychelles moray
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Australia country information

Common names: Seychelles moray
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Rowley Shoals, W.A. (Ref. 7300). Local range includes Lord Howe I. (Ref. 1602). Also Ref. 2334, 33390.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Uropterygiinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 29.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1602)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 35 m (Ref. 86942)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 25°N - 32°S

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Easter Island, north to Marcus Island, south to Lord Howe and Rapa; Mariana and Marshall islands in Micronesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0; Vertebrae: 121 - 132. Presence of a row of irregular or stellate pale spots which tend to be larger than those of A. cantonensis.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common among rubble, coralline algal debris, and coral heads of shallow wave-washed reefs (Ref. 1602, 58302). Benthic (Ref. 58302, 75154). Often found in tide pools. Sluggish eel (Ref. 1623), but may bite when provoked (Ref. 2334).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 2334)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5005 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium