Scolecenchelys laticaudata, Redfin worm-eel

Scolecenchelys laticaudata (Ogilby, 1897)

Redfin worm-eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Myrophinae
Etymology: Scolecenchelys: Greek, skolex = worm (1855) + Greek, enchlys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Ogilby.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 26 m (Ref. 1602), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C - ; 16°N - 33°S

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Indo-Pacific: Indo-Pacific Ocean, widespread, from Mozambique, north to Kikai-jima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, east to Cook Islands, including the Red Sea.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3972)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Vértebra: 135 - 146. This species of the Scolecenchelys gymnota species group is distinguished by the following set of characters: head 9.9-12 % TL; tail 54-58 % TL; body depth 2.0-4.0 % TL; snout 15-20 % HL; horizontal distance between dorsal-fin origin and a vertical through mid-anus 3.5-46 % HL; blunt snout; rictus of mouth anterior to or just below a vertical through posterior margin of eye; upper-jaw teeth arranged biserially and vomer only a single row or rarely biserial anteriorly; predorsal vertebrae 54-63, preanal 54-58, total 135-146; MVF 59-56-139 (Ref. 104540).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Forms congregations in confined sandy areas of sandy bottoms (Ref. 30874). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 30874.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : McCosker, John | Colaboradores

Hibino, Y. and S. Kimura, 2015. Revision of the Scolecenchelys gymnota species group with descriptions of two new species (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae: Myrophinae). Ichthyol Res (Ref. 104540)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.3 °C (based on 2042 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00076 (0.00029 - 0.00199), b=3.06 (2.84 - 3.28), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.7 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 82.1 [47.8, 142.5] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.674 [0.440, 1.053] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.6 [17.3, 21.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.134 [0.063, 0.345] g/100g ; Selenium = 43.9 [24.3, 83.1] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 44.3 [12.5, 144.7] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.3 [0.9, 1.8] mg/100g (wet weight);