Yirrkala lumbricoides (Bleeker, 1864)
Earthworm snake-eel
photo by SFSA

Family:  Ophichthidae (Snake eels), subfamily: Ophichthinae
Max. size:  44 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 20 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.11.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.02.19

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