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Nettastoma falcinaris

(Nettastoma falcinaris)

Description

Nettastoma falcinaris is an eel in the family Nettastomatidae (duckbill/witch eels). It was described by Nikolai Vasilyevich Parin and Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya in 1985. It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from Chile, in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It is known to dwell at a depth range of 1,070 to 1,100 metres (3,510 to 3,610 ft).

Taxonomic tree:

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