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Echiophis brunneus  (Castro-Aguirre & Suárez de los Cobos, 1983)

Pacific spoon-nose eel
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Echiophis: Greek, echieys, eos = a little viper + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 10 m (Ref. 9328).   Tropical; 32°N - 8°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 140 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9328); common length : 60.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763)

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Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Panama.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms, from shallow waters up to a depth of 10 m.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : McCosker, John | Collaborators

McCosker, J.E. and R.H. Rosenblatt, 1995. Ophichthidae. Tiesos, serpentones. p. 1326-1341. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9328)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00129 (0.00051 - 0.00326), b=2.94 (2.73 - 3.15), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (61 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.