Scolecenchelys cookei (Fowler, 1928)
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Myrophinae
Max. size:  15.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 3 - 5 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii (Ref. 27116).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Benthic in sand pockets among coral (Ref. 58302).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.08.99
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 12.06.07

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