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Facciolella saurencheloides

(Facciolella saurencheloides)

Description

Facciolella saurencheloides is an eel in the family Nettastomatidae (duckbill/witch eels). It was described by Umberto D'Ancona in 1928. It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the northwestern and western Indian Ocean, including the Red Sea. It dwells at a depth range of 700–2000 metres.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Nettastomatidae
Genus:Facciolella
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