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Uroconger lepturus  (Richardson, 1845)

Slender conger
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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) > Congrinae
Etymology: Uroconger: Greek, oura = tail + Latin, conger = conger (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 18 - 760 m (Ref. 41285).   Tropical, preferred ?

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

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and Natal, South Africa (Ref. 5323) to Japan.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 52.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 559); common length : 30.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9603)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Vertebre: 210. Light grey-brown, lighter ventrally, fins darker (Ref. 5323). Head small. Skin soft, without scales. Dorsal originating slightly beyond tip of pectoral fin. Pectoral fin short. Anal fin inserted before middle of the body (Ref. 41285).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Occurs offshore, on soft sandy mud (Ref. 305730 and in coastal areas with sandy bottoms (Ref. 5213). Benthopelagic or benthic at 622-704 m (Ref. 58302). Feeds mainly on small benthic crustaceans (Ref. 9603).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref. 7300)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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