Gnathophis parini

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Gnathophis parini
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Gnathophis
Species: G. parini
Binomial name
Gnathophis parini
Karmovskaya, 1990
Synonyms[1]
  • Gnatophis parini Karmovskaya, 1990 (misspelling)

Gnathophis parini is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya in 1990.[3] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the Sala y Gomez Ridge, in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 540–560 metres. The maximum known total length, based on a juvenile specimen, is 13.7 centimetres.[2]

The species epithet "parini" refers to N.V. Parin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Synonyms of Gnathophis parini at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b c Gnathophis parini at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Karmovskaya, E. S., 1990 [ref. 20148] New species of conger eels (Congridae) from southeastern Pacific Seamounts. Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 30 (no. 5): 764-772.