Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes
(Eels and morays) > Synaphobranchidae
(Cutthroat eels) > Ilyophinae
Etymology: Dysomma: Greek, dys, dyo = two + Greek, omma = eye. More on authors: Robins & Robins.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal. Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39632)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 123 - 131. This species is distinguished by the following characters: with pectoral fin; dorsal-fin origin before pectoral-fin base, predorsal length 10.7% TL; anus anterior, just below pectoral fin, preanal length 16.2% TL; trunk very short, trunk length 4.0% TL; absence of intermaxillary teeth; upper jaw with multiple rows of teeth on upper jaw; lower jaw with multiserial teeth, those on inner row slightly enlarged; vomer with 4 compound teeth; lateral line short; and MVF 10-15-123 (Ref. 39632)..
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chen, Y.-Y. and H.-K. Mok, 2001. A new synaphobranchid eel, Dysomma longirostrum (Anguilliformes: Synaphobranchidae), from the northeastern coast of Taiwan. Zool. Stud. 40(2):79-83. (Ref. 39632)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .