Muraenolepis marmorata Günther, 1880
Marbled moray cod
Muraenolepis marmorata
photo by FAO

Family:  Muraenolepididae (Eel cods)
Max. size:  44 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 780.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 30 - 1600 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the Crozet, Kerguelen and Heards islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Anal spines: 0-0
Biology:  Dwells on continental and insular shelves and slopes. Feeds on zooplankton.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Jarre-Teichmann, Astrid - 23.01.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 05.08.21

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