Ophichthus lithinus (Jordan & Richardson, 1908)
Evermann's snake eel
photo by Winterbottom, R.

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  148 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Taiwan, the Philippines, northern Australia, India, and Myanmar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on soft bottom, inshore (Ref. 75154); in shallow sand and mud bottom (Ref. 123091).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.01.09
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 22.10.20

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