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Simenchelys parasitica Gill, 1879

Snubnosed eel
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels) > Simenchelyinae
Etymology: Simenchelys: Greek, simo = flattening + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335).

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

; marin bathydémersal; profondeur 136 - 2620 m (Ref. 5235), usually 500 - 1800 m (Ref. 58302).   Deep-water; 4°C - 9°C (Ref. 26895); 44°N - 42°S

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: France to Madeira and the Azores, one specimen near Cape Verde, also off South Africa. Western Atlantic: USA. Western Pacific: off Japan, near Wake Island, Australia (Ref. 7300) and off New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?, range 45 - ? cm
Max length : 61.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 559)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Grey to greyish brown in color, darker on fin edges and along lateral line (Ref. 3973). Body with scales in grouped, right-angle basketweave pattern. Thick head, blunt, cylindrical. Small mouth, gape falling well short of the orbit; strongly plicate lips around the slit-like mouth; hyomandibula canted anteriorly. Broadly separate gill slits. Reduced cephalic lateralis system (Ref. 26895).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found on the continental slope and upper abyssal depths. Feed on invertebrates (epibenthic copepods and amphipods) and fishes (Ref. 6726). Reported to be parasitic on fishes. Eggs are probably pelagic (Ref. 6726).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Sulak, K.J. and Y.N. Shcherbachev, 1997. Zoogeography and systematics of six deep-living genera of synaphobranchid eels, with a key to taxa and description of two new species of Ilyophis. Bull. Mar. Sci. 60(3):1158-1194. (Ref. 26895)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 119314)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.54 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Milieu, temps minimum de doublement de population : 1,4 à 4,4 années (Assuming fecundity > 100).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100) .