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Dysomma fuscoventralis

(Dysomma fuscoventralis)

Description

Dysomma fuscoventralis is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels). It was described by Christine Karrer and Wolfgang Klausewitz in 1982. It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is endemic to the Red Sea. It dwells at a depth range of 750–1425 metres.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Synaphobranchidae
Genus:Dysomma
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