Ophichthus frontalis

Alternate names: Death-banded snake-eel

Author: Garman, 1899

Description

General: In situ, wide bars are tan-brown, large mouth, large eyes. Observed burrowing quickly (tail first).

Size: to 86 cm



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Demersal.

Published depth range: 35 - 760 m

Ocean range (global): Central Baja, Gulf of California and Costa Rica to Ecuador.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Shorefishes of the Eastern Pacific online information system. http://biogeodb.stri.si.edu/sftep/en/pages

Robertson, D.R. and G.R. Allen (2015). Shorefishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific: online informaiton system version 2.0. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. http://biogeodb.stri.si.edu/sftep/en/pages.

Citation: Ophichthus frontalis (Garman, 1899) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Ophichthus%20frontalis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-09-20.
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