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Enchelycore bayeri  (Schultz, 1953)

Bayer's moray
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Australia country information

Common names: Bayer's moray, Bowmouth moray, Hookjaw moray
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Rowley Shoals, W.A., Lizard Is. And Escape Reef, Qld. (Ref. 7300). Also Ref. 1602.
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) > Muraeninae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2334); common length : 61.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37816)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 64 m (Ref. 90102), usually 1 - 20 m (Ref. 89972)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 18°N - 24°S, 51°E - 148°W

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Chagos Islands and Reunion (Ref. 53568) to the Line and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef.
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: 146 - 153. Narrow hooked jaws jammed full of long dagger-like teeth. Uniformly brown species.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A rare species that inhabits benches and seaward reefs. Secretive in reefs, sometimes seen at night (Ref. 48635). Feeds on fishes. May bite by accident or when provoked.

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 = 0.5002 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.5   ±0.80 se; Based on food items.

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium