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Scolecenchelys acutirostris (Weber and de Beaufort, 1916)
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Scolecenchelys acutirostris, Sharpnose worm eel
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Scolecenchelys acutirostris ( Weber & de Beaufort , 1916 )

Sharpnose worm eel Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes( genus , species ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Teleostei (teleosts) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Myrophinae
Etymology: Scolecenchelys: Greek, skolex = worm (1855) + Greek, enchlys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335 ) .
More on authors: Weber & de Beaufort .

Issue
Regarded as a member of another genus according to Hibino et al., 2015 (Ref. 104540 ).

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

Marine; demersal. Tropical

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Western Pacific: Indonesia.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sand bottoms near reefs (Ref 90102).

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Hibino, Y. and S. Kimura , 2015. Revision of the Scolecenchelys gymnota species group with descriptions of two new species (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae: Myrophinae). Ichthyol Res (Ref. 104540 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 25 November 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 27.2 - 29.1, mean 28.7 °C (based on 56 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00076 (0.00029 - 0.00199), b=3.06 (2.83 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100).

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