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Xenoconger fryeri  Regan, 1912

Fryer's false moray
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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) > Chlopsidae (False morays)
Etymology: Xenoconger: Greek, xenos = strange + Latin, conger = conger (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Regan.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 5 m (Ref. 58302).   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7490)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Brown color with the inside of the mouth white.

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Indo-Pacific: known only from Assumption Island in the Indian Ocean, Aldabra, Cosmodelo Group of the Seychelles, New Caledonia, Palau, Fiji, and Hawaii.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic within rock crevices (Ref. 58302). A specimen was collected from 0-1.5 m depth (Ref. 7490).

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Randall, J.E., J.L. Earle, T. Hayes, C. Pittman, M. Severns and R.L.F. Smith, 1993. Eleven new records and validations of shore fishes from the Hawaiian Islands. Pac. Sci. 47(3):222-239.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.