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Mixomyrophis longidorsalis  Hibino, Kimura & Golani, 2014

Red Sea worm eel
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Myrophinae
Etymology: Mixomyrophis: Greek, myxo = to suckle + Greek, myros, -oy = the male of the morey eel + Greek, ophis =serpent (Ref. 45335);  longidorsalis: Named for the dorsal-fin base that is longer than that of its congener.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range ? - 200 m (Ref. 96670).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Israel).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 96670)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 177. This species is distinguished by the following characters: trunk 22.3 % TL; predorsal length 16.3 % TL; 12 lateral-line pores before gill opening; total vertebrae 177, predorsal 22 and preanal 53 (Ref. 96670).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Hibino, Y., S. Kimura and D. Golani, 2015. A new ophichthid species from the Red Sea of the genus Mixomyrophis, formerly known as Atlantic genus. Ichthyol. Res. 62(2):184-188. (Ref. 96670)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00078 (0.00030 - 0.00202), b=3.06 (2.84 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .