Pisodonophis hoevenii (Bleeker, 1853)
Hoeven's snake eel
photo by FAO

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: known only from the 21.7 cm holotype from Sulawesi (Indonesia) and from the two reported in 1944 by Blegvad from the Arabian and Oman gulfs.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in shallow water and lagoons (Ref. 68964).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 09.01.98
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 06.02.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.02.21

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