Reptilia | Squamata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Demersal; depth range 1 - 50 m (Ref. 356). Tropical; 51°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)
Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 137 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352); common length : 100.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)
Minimum depth from Ref. 2352. Occurs in shallow waters and along the coast. On seabeds with loose organic material and sediment. Also near mangroves, white coral seabeds on the rear of a barrier reef (Ref. 2352) and seagrass beds (Ref. 98471). Mainly feeds on eels of the families Ophichthidae and Congridae (Ref. 2352). The species gives birth to 1 to 8 offspring (Ref. 2352).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The species gives birth to 1 to 8 offspring.
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 15.5 - 28.7, mean 26.8 (based on 682 cells).