Ophichthus apachus McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
Thin snake eel
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Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  23.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 8 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Mexico and Colombia.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 180-186
Biology:  Size pertains to immature specimen. Occurs over sand bottoms (Ref. 31243).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.09.99
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.07.07

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