Neenchelys nudiceps Tashiro, Hibino & Imamura, 2015
Indonesian deep-sea worm eel
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Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Myrophinae
Max. size:  78.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 844 - 856 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 221-221. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: total vertebrae 221; mandible pores 7; lateral-line pores anterior to pectoral-fin base 18; upper and lateral surfaces of snout smooth without papillae (Ref. 116659).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.11.20

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