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Nessorhamphus ingolfianus  (Schmidt, 1912)

Duckbill oceanic eel
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Derichthyidae (Longneck eels)
Etymology: Nessorhamphus: Greek, nessa, netta = duck + Greek, rhamphos = bill, peak (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 0 - 1800 m (Ref. 58018).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Eastern Atlantic: France to Morocco; off the Cape, South Africa (Ref. 6592). Also known from temperate and subtropical latitudes of the western Atlantic, southwestern Indian, and southwest Pacific.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 59.8 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 13608)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0. Dark brown in color (Ref. 6592). Snout long, depressed, and spatulate in form; lateral line distinct; pectoral fin long, subequal to snout; dorsal and anal fin rays abruptly become shorter near tip of tail and once again become longer, so it appears an independent caudal fin is present (Ref. 13608).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic (Ref. 5951). Feeds mainly on crustaceans.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Smith, D.G., 1990. Derichthyidae. p. 193-194. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 5228)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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