Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Thinlip conger
photo by González, J.A./ULPGC

 Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
 Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 75 - 800 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal to Morocco, including the Mediterranean.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on muddy or sandy bottoms of the continental slope. Adults feed on benthic invertebrates and probably small fishes.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Papasissi, Christine - 25.10.90
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 28.01.13
 Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.03.94

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