Ariosoma sazonovi

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Ariosoma sazonovi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Ariosoma
Species: A. sazonovi
Binomial name
Ariosoma sazonovi
Karmovskaya, 2004

Ariosoma sazonovi is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[1] It was described by Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya in 2004.[2] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the Philippines, in the western Pacific Ocean. It is known to dwell at a depth range of 160–440 metres. Females can reach a maximum total length of 39.5 centimetres.[1]

The species epithet was given in honour of Yurii Sazonov.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c [ Ariosoma sazonovi] at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Karmovskaya, E. S., 2004 [ref. 28053] Benthopelagic bathyal conger eels of families Congridae and Nettastomatidae from the western tropical Pacific, with descriptions of ten new species. Journal of Ichthyology v. 44 (Suppl. 1): S1-S32.