The Short-maned sand-eel (Phaenomonas cooperae) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Geoffrey Palmer in 1970. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the Indo-Pacific, including the Red Sea, the Aldabra Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Marquesan Islands. It is known to dwell at a depth of 60 metres (200 ft), and leads a benthic lifestyle. Males can reach a maximum total length of 59 centimetres (23 in).
- Synonyms of Phaenomonas cooperae at www.fishbase.org.
- Common names of Phaenomonas cooperae at www.fishbase.org.
- Phaenomonas cooperae at www.fishbase.org.
- Palmer, G., 1970 (19 June) [ref. 7771] New records, and one new species, of teleost fishes from the Gilbert Islands. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 19 (no. 6): 213-234.
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