Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman, 1925)
Rhynchoconger guppyi
photo by Fischer, L.G.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  95 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 137 - 458 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbian to northern coast of South America and down to southern Brazil.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  On the continental slope.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 August 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.03.98
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 13.02.07

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