Gorgasia hawaiiensis Randall & Chess, 1980
Hawaiian garden eel
Gorgasia hawaiiensis
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Heterocongrinae
 Max. size:  59.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 11 - 53 m, non-migratory
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: probably restricted to the Hawaiian archipelago.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Benthic, burrowing in sand (Ref. 58302). Feeds on zooplankton.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 25.10.96
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 25.07.07

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