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Saccopharynx ampullaceus

(Saccopharynx ampullaceus)

Description

Saccopharynx ampullaceus, referred to as the gulper eel, gulper, taillight gulper or pelican-fish, is an ocean dwelling, eel-like fish found in the North Atlantic Ocean. They are found up to a depth of 3000 m. Little information is currently known about their habits or full distribution.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Saccopharyngiformes
Family:Saccopharyngidae
Genus:Saccopharynx
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