Gorgasia thamani Greenfield & Niesz, 2004
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Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Heterocongrinae
Max. size:  118.58 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 14 - 15 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Fiji.
Diagnosis:  This species is characterized by its elongate, slender body (depth at gills 0.69-0.91% TL); 41-44 preanal pores; 69-75 preanal vertebrae, 213-225 total vertebrae; head pores POM 6+2 and ST 1+2, head 9.2-10.9%t of snout-anus length, and mouth length 2.7-3.2% of snout-anus length (Ref. 58269).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 November 2016 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 18.06.07

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