Myroconger seychellensis

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Myroconger seychellensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Myrocongridae
Genus: Myroconger
Species: M. seychellensis
Binomial name
Myroconger seychellensis
Karmovskaya, 2006

Myroconger seychellensis is an eel in the family Myrocongridae (thin eels)[1] described by Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya in 2006.[2] It is a marine, deep-water dwelling eel known from Seychelles in the Indian Ocean (from which its species epithet is derived). It is known to dwell at a maximum depth of 200 m. Females can reach a maximum total length of 45 cm.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Myroconger seychellensis at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Karmovskaya, E.S., 2006. New species of the genus Myroconger, M. seychellensis (Myrocongridae, Anguilliformes) from the Western Equatorial part of the Indian Ocean. J. Ichthyol. 46(8):563-565.