The Fringe-lipped worm-eel (Schultzidia retropinnis) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Henry Weed Fowler in 1934. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the western central Pacific Ocean, including Taratara Island, Samar Island, the Philippines, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Solomon Island. It dwells at a maximum depth of 48 metres (157 ft), and inhabits benthic sand sediments in coral reefs. Males can reach a maximum total length of 11.5 centimetres (4.5 in).
- Synonyms of Schultzidia retropinnis at www.fishbase.org.
- Common names of Schultzidia retropinnis at www.fishbase.org.
- Schultzidia retropinnis at www.fishbase.org.
- Fowler, H. W., 1934 (20 Jan.) [ref. 1416] Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933): 233-367.
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