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Thalassenchelys foliaceus  Castle & Raju, 1975

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Colocongridae (Short-tail eels)
Etymology: Thalassenchelys: Greek, thalassa = the sea + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 1000 - 2000 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: known only from larvae collected from tropical waters. Adult specimens are not known.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37502)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known only from larvae specimens (Ref. 37502).

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Shimokawa, T., K. Amaoka, Y. Kajiwara and S. Suyama, 1995. Occurrence of Thalassenchelys coheni (Anguilliformes; Chlopsidae) in the West Pacific Ocean. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 42(1):89-92. (Ref. 37502)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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