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Gunterichthys coheni  Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2004

Cohen's mudbrotula
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas) > Brosmophycinae
Etymology: Gunterichthys: Because of Albert C. L. G. Günther, German ichthyologist, 1830-1914 (Ref. 45335);  coheni: Named for daniel M. Cohen..   More on author: Schwarzhans, Nielsen.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 55786).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Eastern Central Pacific: Panama.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.9 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 74-77; Anal soft rays: 53 - 57; Vertebrae: 40. Diagnosis: Pointed snout; small distinct eyes, 1.5-2.0% SL; head naked; posterior infraorbital pores 3; posterior nostril small, about quarter of eye diameter; rays in dorsal fin 74-77, anal 53-57, caudal 14-15; otolith with length to height ratio 2.1-2.2 and fused colliculi; sulcus large; 1 pair of pseudoclaspers with 2 almost equally long supporters (Ref. 55786).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Møller, P.R., W. Schwarzhans and J.G. Nielsen, 2004. Review of the American Dinematichthyini (Teleostei, Bythitidae). Part I. Dinematichthys, Gunterichthys, Typhliasina and two new genera. Aqua, J. Ichthy. Aquat. Biol. 8(4):141-192. (Ref. 55786)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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