Bathycongrus trimaculatus  Karmovskaya & Smith, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Congridae (Conger and garden eels) > Congrinae
Etymology: Bathycongrus: Greek, bathys = deep + Latin, conger = conger (Ref. 45335);  trimaculatus: From the Latin words tria (three) and macula (spot) in reference to the number of spots on the dorsal and anal fins.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 357 - 550 m (Ref. 79665).   Tropical; 9°S - 22°S, 159°E - 178°W

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79665)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 203-221; Anal soft rays: 164 - 177; Vertebrae: 117 - 119. Distinguished by the following characters: tail slender and flexible; snout projecting beyond lower jaw, tip fleshy, extending beyond intermaxillary teeth; flange on upper lip rudimentary or absent; adnasal pore absent, some head pores enlarged; teeth moderate to slightly enlarged, intermaxillary patch exposed when mouth closed, vomerine teeth in a short rounded patch; preorbital bone with three ventral projections; stomach and intestine black (Ref. 79665).

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Southwestern Pacific Ocean: Solomon Islands, Fiji and New Caledonia (Ref. 79665).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Karmovskaya, E.S. and D.G. Smith, 2008. Bathycongrus trimaculatus, a new congrid eel (Teleostei: Anguilliformes) from the southwestern Pacific, with a redescription of Bathycongrus bleekeri Fowler. Zootaxa 1943:26-36. (Ref. 79665)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

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  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00068 (0.00030 - 0.00153), b=3.16 (2.96 - 3.36), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .