Dalophis imberbis (Delaroche, 1809)
Armless snake eel
Dalophis imberbis
photo by Blanco Moreno, J.M.

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  150 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 80 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Spain to Mauritania, including the Mediterranean.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Burrows in sand or mud.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Papasissi, Christine - 25.10.90
Modified by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 24.01.01
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.03.94

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