Gnathophis tritos Smith & Kanazawa, 1977
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 Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Congrinae
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 458 - 567 m
 Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Straits of Florida.
 Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 136-138. Shorter air bladder compared to the other two western Atlantic species - G. bathytopos and G. bracheatopos. Differs from the former in lacking the extra several elevated lateral-line pores, having only one or two postorbital pores, only five supraorbital pores, only nine preoperculomandibular pores, and having a pale stomach.
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.01.02
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.01.02

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