Eptatretus chinensis

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Eptatretus chinensis Kuo & Mok, 1994

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Mixines (mixinos) (hagfishes) > Myxiniformes (Hagfishes) > Myxinidae (Hagfishes) > Eptatretinae
Etymology: Eptatretus: Greek, epta = seven + Greek, tretos, -e, -on = with holes (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino batidemersal; no migratorio; rango de profundidad ? - 600 m (Ref. 31276).   Deep-water

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Pacific: South China Sea.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 37.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 31276)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

The species has 6 pairs of gill pouches and apertures. Gill apertures in a straight line, not crowded. Eyespots prominent. Fused cusps 3/3, 8-10 unicusps each row, total cusps 46-52. Slime pores: prebranchial 15-19 + branchial 4-5 + trunk 42-45 + tail 11-14. It is distinguished from the other 3 Asian species on Eptatretus by having 6 rather than 7 or 8 pairs of gill pouches (Ref. 51420).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 58018.

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

Copulatory organ absent. The gonads of hagfishes are situated in the peritoneal cavity. The ovary is found in the anterior portion of the gonad, and the testis is found in the posterior part. The animal becomes female if the cranial part of the gonad develops or male if the caudal part undergoes differentiation. If none develops, then the animal becomes sterile. If both anterior and posterior parts develop, then the animal becomes a functional hermaphrodite. However, hermaphroditism being characterised as functional needs to be validated by more reproduction studies (Ref. 51361 ).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Fernholm, B., 1998. Hagfish systematics. p. 33-44. In J.M. Jørgensen, J.P. Lomholt, R.E. Weber and H. Malte (eds.) The biology of hagfishes. Chapman & Hall, London. 578 p. (Ref. 31276)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 13 November 2009

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00204 (0.00095 - 0.00438), b=2.93 (2.73 - 3.13), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Fec assumed to be <100).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .