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Hoplunnis schmidti

(Hoplunnis schmidti)

Description

Hoplunnis schmidti is an eel in the family Nettastomatidae (duckbill/witch eels). It was described by Johann Jakob Kaup in 1860. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from Venezuela, in the western central Atlantic Ocean. Due to a lack of known major threats to H. schmidti, the IUCN redlist currently lists it as Least Concern.

Taxonomic tree:

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