Ariosoma coquettei Smith & Kanazawa, 1977
photo by JAMARC

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  28.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 75 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: northern coast of South America.
Diagnosis:  Eye large; preanal lateral line pores 53; dorsal and anal fin ray unsegmented (Ref. 13608).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 August 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.11.97
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.05.98

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