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Gorgasia barnesi  Robison & Lancraft, 1984

Barnes' garden eel
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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);  barnesi: Named for Anthony T. Barnes.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 5 - 20 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?

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

Western Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 121 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 33408)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 616-617; Raggi anali molli: 407 - 409; Vertebre: 201 - 219. This species slender, elongated, with the depth at the gills 1.1-1.6% of total length; a short head length, 11.2-14.1% of snout-anus length; mouth, as measured by front of upper jaw to rictus, is greater than 3.6% of snout-anus length; head pores are POM 5+4 and ST 2+1 (Ref. 58269).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found in sand bottoms in about 5-20 m (Ref 90102).

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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