Gnathophis umbrellabius (Whitley, 1948)
Umbrella conger
Gnathophis umbrellabius
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 12 - 366 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific.
Biology:  Occurs over soft bottom of the continental shelf (Ref. 7300).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 November 2016 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.07.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 19.08.08

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