Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche, 1809)

AphiaID: 126287

Thinlip conger

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Teleostei (Infraclass) > Elopomorpha (Super order) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family)

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Habitat

Marine; demersal; depth range 75 – 800 m.

Found on muddy or sandy bottoms of the continental slope. Adults feed on benthic invertebrates and probably small fishes.

Synonyms

Ariosoma mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Bathycongrus mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Conger mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Congermuraena mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Congromuraena mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Muraena mystax Delaroche, 1809

International References

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Last update: 26 Oct. 2018
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