Neenchelys buitendijki, Fintail serpent eel : fisheries, bait

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Neenchelys buitendijki Weber & de Beaufort, 1916

Fintail serpent eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Myrophinae
Etymology: Neenchelys: Name from Greek 'neo' for new and 'enchelys' for eel..  More on authors: Weber & deBeaufort.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 2 - 3 m (Ref. 96531).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: India, Indonesia and western Malaysia. Also reported from Pakistan and Vietnam.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7245)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

This species is distinguished by the following characters: body robust, its depth 19-32 times in TL; head length (HL) 7.8-8.5 in TL; pointed snout; well developed pectoral fin, which is longer than snout, 4.0-4.8 in HL; origin of dorsal fin relatively forward, 0.4-0.5 times HL behind gill opening; predorsal length 5.7-6.0 in TL; large gill opening, its height 6.8-8.5 in HL; teeth conical, slender, uniserial in jaws and vomer; total vertebrae 135-148; MVF 19-50-140; single median temporal and interorbital pores; supraorbital pores 1 + 4; infraorbital pores 5 + 1 (1 or 2 pores between anterior and posterior nostrils); mandibular pores 7; preopercular pores 2; supratemporal pores 3; cephalic lateral line pores 13 or 14; predorsal pores 20-22; preanal pores 51-54; when preserved specimens are pale brown dorsally and paler ventrally, with black posterior portions of dorsal and anal fins (Ref. 96531).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A small, burrowing eel which is active over soft sediments at night.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : McCosker, John | Colaboradores

Ho, H.-C., J.E. McCosker and D.G. Smith, 2013. Revision of the worm eel genus Neenchelys (Ophichthidae; Myrophinae), with descriptions of three new species from the western Pacific Ocean. Zoological Studies 52(58):1-20. (Ref. 96531)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; carnada: usually
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.5 - 29.1, mean 28.5 °C (based on 1236 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00076 (0.00029 - 0.00198), b=3.06 (2.83 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.7 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.