Chordates • Earth.com

Venefica multiporosa

(Venefica multiporosa)

Description

Venefica multiporosa is an eel in the family Nettastomatidae (duckbill/witch eels). It was described by Christine Karrer in 1983. It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the Indo-western Pacific, including Madagascar, Australia and the Philippines. It dwells at a depth range of 416 to 1,300 metres (1,365 to 4,265 ft). Males can reach a maximum total length of 70.0 centimetres (27.6 in).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Nettastomatidae
Genus:Venefica
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day