Portrait
Portrait of Ophisternon aenigmaticum at night in the sandy bottom of Miramar Lagoon, Usumacinta drainage [Chiapas]. Photo by Manuel Salazar González. (27-Mar-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Synbranchidae

Genus
Ophisternon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Jun-2013

Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen & Greenwood, 1976


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Original description as Ophisternon aenigmaticum:

  • Rosen, Donn E & P.H. Greenwood. 1976. "A fourth neotropical species of synbranchid eel and the phylogeny and systematics of synbranchiform fishes". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. (157):1-69 (ffm00346) (abstract)

Conservation: Ophisternon aenigmaticum is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.