Parabathymyrus fijiensis Karmovskaya, 2004
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Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
Max. size:  36 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range - 500 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Fiji Archipelago.
Diagnosis:  Diagnosis: The color of this species is light yellow, fins light. Dorsal fin originates above the base of pectoral fin, above the 9th pore of lateral line. Anterior nostrils tubelike, posterior nostrils in the form of flap. Vertebrae 173; trunk vertebrae 73. Pores of lateral line to anus 47. Supraorbital canal 4, suborbital canal 5, preoperculomandibular canal 10, occipital commissure 0 (Ref. 54804).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 August 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.01.07

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