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Dysomma muciparus

(Dysomma muciparus)

Description

Dysomma muciparus is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels). It was described by Alfred William Alcock in 1891. It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from the Indo-Pacific. It is known to dwell at a depth range of 439–505 metres.

Taxonomic tree:

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