Scolecenchelys nicholsarum (Waite, 1904)
Nichols' worm eel
Nichols' worm eel
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Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Myrophinae
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Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 25 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Type locality, Lord Howe Island, AM I.5475 (holotype of Muraenichthys nicholsae) (Ref. 75154). Known from Lord Howe I. (Ref. 8879).

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.10.98
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 06.02.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.02.21

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