Facciolella karreri Klausewitz, 1995
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Family:  Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
Max. size:  36.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 700 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 290-290; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 235-235; Vertebrae: 166-184. Very light, whitish coloration of head, body and fins. Preanal pores 51-52.
Biology:  Probably inhabiting holes found on soft sea-bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.02.02

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