Anarchias supremus McCosker & Stewart, 2006

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Uropterygiinae
Max. size:  19.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: off Macauley Island, Kermadec Ridge.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 135-135. This small and moderately elongate species possess the following characters: tail 58% and head 9.4% of TL; the fourth supraorbital pore is adjacent to, above and behind posterior nostril; biserial teeth in jaws, uniserial on vomer; reddish brown in colour, overlain with a faint irregular stellate spot pattern posteriorly; head pores in small white spots, along lower half of flanks with pale spots , posterior half of body diffuse white bands, tail tip white; vertebrae, predorsal 122, preanal 127 and total 35 (Ref. 56888).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 August 2011 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans: 

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