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Gorgasia japonica  Abe, Miki & Asai, 1977

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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Congridae (Conger and garden eels) > Heterocongrinae
Etymology: Gorgasia: From Greek mithology, Gorgas, -ados = the Gorgone´s head (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; non migratori; distribuzione batimetrica ? - 30 m (Ref. 33408).   Temperate, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Northwest and Southwest Pacific: Antitropical. Northwest Pacific: Hachijojima and Hachijokojima, Japan. Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 100.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 559)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Body diameter to about 10 mm.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabit sand flats adjacent to reef, usually at moderate depth below bases of drop-offs or steep slopes to feed on plankton drifting over (Ref. 48635).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Castle, P.H.J. and J.E. Randall, 1999. Revision of Indo-Pacific garden eels (Congridae: Heterocongrinae), with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (30):52 p. (Ref. 33408)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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