Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara 1938


Summary:
A pale brown conger eel with a paler lower body, white ossicles along the lateral-line, rear of dorsal and anal fins white, becoming black at tip; mouth cavity, gill chamber and peritoneum white; snout very short, eyes large.

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Dianne J. Bray, Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 05 Mar 2021, http://136.154.202.208/Home/species/5232

Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara 1938

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Distribution

Off Port Hedland, Western Australia

Features

A species of Parabathymyrus with 4 supraorbital pores; head length 5.8–6.8 times in TL; 39–46 preanal vertebrae; 128–137 total vertebrae; 36–44 preanal LL pores; 121–132 total LL pores; pectoral-fin rays 12–17.

Colour

Pale brown above, paler on lower body, lateral-line ossicles white, posterior portion of dorsal and anal fins white, becoming black at the end; mouth cavity, gill chamber and peritoneum white.

Species Citation

Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara 1938, Offshore bottom-fishes of Prov. Tosa, Shikoku, Japan: 14, Fig. 4. Type locality: Mimase, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara 1938

References


Ho H-C, Smith DG, Shao K-T. 2015. Notes on the congrid eel genus Parabathymyrus from the western Pacific Ocean, with the description of a new species (Pisces: Anguilliformes: Congridae). Zootaxa 4060(1): 131–139. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4060.1.15 Open access

Kamohara, T.  1938. On the offshore bottom-fishes of Prov. Tosa, Shikoku, Japan. Maruzen Kobushiki Kaisha, Tokyo. 1-86.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37067008

Depth:130-132 m

Habitat:Bottom dweller

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