Nettenchelys pygmaea, Pygmy pikeconger

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Nettenchelys pygmaea Smith & Böhlke, 1981

Pygmy pikeconger
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
Etymology: Nettenchelys: Greek, netta = duck + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335);  pygmaea: Named after the Greek pygmaios meaning small, dwarf, referring to the small size of the adults.

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

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 128 - 280 m (Ref. 37039).   Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Central Atlantic: northern Gulf of Mexico and off Venezuela. Probably fairly widely distributed in the western Atlantic (Ref. 40819).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 15 - 20 cm
Max length : 20.1 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 37039)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Vértebra: 220 - 250. Anterior median vomerine teeth enlarged. Posterior nostril on top of head just behind posterior margin of eye. Mature at 15-20 cm TL. Other characteristics: Color brown, slightly darker dorsally than ventrally. Lateral line pores to anus number 40-42 (Ref. 37039).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

McEachran, J.D. and J.D. Fechhelm, 1998. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1: Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. University of Texas Press, Austin. 1112p. (Ref. 37039)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 19 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.7 - 23.2, mean 18.6 °C (based on 31 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00087 (0.00035 - 0.00219), b=2.98 (2.77 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 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 (13 of 100) .