Pythonichthys macrurus (Regan, 1912)
Longtailed shortfaced eel
Pythonichthys macrurus
photo by CIPA

Family:  Heterenchelyidae (Mud eels)
Max. size:  80 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Sierra Leone to Angola.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 6534).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 06.03.94
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 08.02.96
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.08.94

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