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Myroconger seychellensis

(Myroconger seychellensis)

Description

Myroconger seychellensis is an eel in the family Myrocongridae (thin eels) described by Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya in 2006. It is a marine, deep-water dwelling eel known from Seychelles in the Indian Ocean (from which its species epithet is derived). It is known to dwell at a maximum depth of 200 m. Females can reach a maximum total length of 45 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Myrocongridae
Genus:Myroconger
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