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Dysomma melanurum

(Dysomma melanurum)

Description

Dysomma melanurum is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels). It was described by Johnson T. F. Chen and Herman Ting-Chen Weng in 1967. It is a subtropical, marine eel which is known from the western Pacific Ocean. Males can reach a maximum total length of 23.7 centimetres.

Taxonomic tree:

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