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Table 1 Morphometric data of Avocettina bowersii from Costa Rica and Panama

From: New records of snipe eels (Anguilliformes: Nemichthyidae) from the Pacific coast of lower Central America

Measurements Females and immature males (n = 27) Mature male (n = 1)
MBD/SL (%) 1.68–3.04 2.52
HL/SL (%) 7.76–12.89 6.98
Sn-L/HL (%) 56.22–76.51 22.22
Sn-D/SL (%) 9.17–15.31 8.03
Sn-Pec/SL (%) 8.00–13.28 7.75
Sn-A/SL (%) 12.20–28.94 17.36
ID/HL (%) 2.24–5.48 8.33
ED/HL (%) 3.97–10.61 13.09
SL (mm) 197–628 361
  1. Acronyms are as follow: MBD maximum body depth, HL head length, Sn-L snout length, Sn-D snout to first dorsal fin length, Sn-pec snout to pectoral fin length, Sn-A snout to anal fin length, ID interorbital distance, ED eye diameter, SL standart length