Brachysomophis porphyreus

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Brachysomophis porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Brachysomophis: Greek, brachys, eia = short + Greek, soma = body + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335);  porphyreus: Named for its purplish (= porphyreus) coloration when alive.  More on authors: Temminck & Schlegel.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall ? - 20 m (Ref. 42180).   Temperate

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Northwest Pacific: Taiwan and the southern coasts of China and Japan.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 130 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 42180)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Ryggkotor: 137 - 148. This species is distinguished by the following characters: tail 52% and head 11-14% of TL; body cylindrical for most of its length; dorsal fin arising well behind pectoral-fin tips; pectoral fins moderately elongate, about 3-6 times in HL; snout moderate; about 3.0 in jaw; jaws elongate, about 2.1-3.0 in head; lower jaw extending beyond snout tip; nostrils in very short tubes in upper lip and closely associated; cirri of labial fringe minute on lips of subadults, absent in large adults; center of eye behind anterior 30% of jaw; interorbital space narrow, less than orbit width; dorsal head profile nearly flat from level of midjaw to snout tip; nape and cheeks swollen, narrowing anteriorly from level of midjaw; cephalic pores inconspicuous; free sensory neuromasts not visible on nape; teeth conical; purplish brown when alive; lateral-line and cephalic pores (except mandibular) surrounded by fine dark punctations.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Observed nearly fully buried within a muddy bottom at a depth of 20 m (Ref. 42180).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : McCosker, John | Medarbetare

McCosker, J.E. and J.E. Randall, 2001. Revision of the snake-eel genus Brachysomophis (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with description of two new species and comments on the species of Mystriophis. Indo-Pac. Fish. (33):1-32. (Ref. 42180)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00126 (0.00052 - 0.00302), b=2.91 (2.70 - 3.12), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 27.3 [15.9, 46.8] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.241 [0.165, 0.384] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.4 [17.2, 21.7] % ; Omega3 = 0.476 [0.234, 1.142] g/100g ; Selenium = 31 [17, 60] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 5.32 [1.56, 17.36] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.439 [0.320, 0.607] mg/100g (wet weight);