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Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Ilyophinae


(See list of species below)



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27 species (see list below)

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Western Central Atlantic

 
Atractodenchelys phrix
[]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Southwestern Pacific

Atractodenchelys robinsorum Karmovskaya, 2003

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Atractodenchelys robinsorum
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Widespread in the Indo-W
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Dysomma anguillare Barnard, 1923

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Dysomma anguillare
[Shortbelly eel]

Photo by Costa, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Dysomma brevirostre (Facciolà, 1887)

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Dysomma brevirostre
[Pignosed arrowtooth eel]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.

 
Dysomma bucephalus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35.7 cm TL
Dysomma dolichosomatum Karrer, 1983

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Dysomma dolichosomatum
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Dysomma fuscoventralis
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 19.7 cm TL
Dysomma goslinei Robins & Robins, 1976

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Dysomma goslinei
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL

 
Dysomma longirostrum
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwestern Pacific. Ta
Max. Length 29.7 cm TL
Dysomma melanurum Chen & Weng, 1967

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Dysomma melanurum
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.

 
Dysomma muciparus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42.1 cm TL

 
Dysomma opisthoproctus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Dysomma polycatodon
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 49.6 cm TL

 
Dysomma taiwanensis
[Taiwanese arrowtooth eel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Dysomma tridens
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Dysommina proboscideus
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Widespread in tropical At
Max. Length 37.1 cm TL
Dysommina rugosa Ginsburg, 1951

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Dysommina rugosa
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific and North
Max. Length 44.7 cm TL

 
Ilyophis arx
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic, South
Max. Length 79.2 cm TL

 
Ilyophis blachei
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Ilyophis brunneus Gilbert, 1891

Photo by SFSA
 
Ilyophis brunneus
[Muddy arrowtooth eel]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 51.3 cm TL

 
Ilyophis nigeli
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Ilyophis robinsae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Ilyophis saldanhai
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Linkenchelys multipora
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Meadia abyssalis (Kamohara, 1938)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Meadia abyssalis
[Abyssal cutthroat eel]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 74.5 cm TL
Meadia roseni Mok, Lee & Chan, 1991

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Meadia roseni
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Thermobiotes mytilogeiton
[]
27 Species of Family Synaphobranchidae
(Cutthroat eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1970 Atractodenchelys phrix Western Central Atlantic
2003 Atractodenchelys robinsorum Southwestern Pacific
1923 Dysomma anguillare Shortbelly eel Widespread in the Indo-W 52 TL
1887 Dysomma brevirostre Pignosed arrowtooth eel Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1889 Dysomma bucephalus Indo-Pacific.
1983 Dysomma dolichosomatum Indo-West Pacific 35.7 TL
1982 Dysomma fuscoventralis Western Indian Ocean
1976 Dysomma goslinei Indo-Pacific. 19.7 TL
2001 Dysomma longirostrum Western Pacific 28.5 TL
1967 Dysomma melanurum Northwestern Pacific. Ta 29.7 TL
1891 Dysomma muciparus Indo-Pacific.
1995 Dysomma opisthoproctus Northwest Pacific 42.1 TL
1983 Dysomma polycatodon Indo-Pacific. 60 TL
2015 Dysomma taiwanensis Taiwanese arrowtooth eel Western Pacific 49.6 TL
1989 Dysomma tridens Western Central Atlantic
1913 Dysommina proboscideus Eastern Central Atlantic
1951 Dysommina rugosa Widespread in tropical At 37.1 TL
1976 Ilyophis arx Eastern Pacific and North 44.7 TL
1982 Ilyophis blachei Northeast Atlantic, South 79.2 TL
1891 Ilyophis brunneus Muddy arrowtooth eel Atlantic, Indian and Paci 58 TL
1997 Ilyophis nigeli Northwest Pacific 51.3 TL
1997 Ilyophis robinsae Indo-West Pacific 34.8 TL
1999 Ilyophis saldanhai Western Central Atlantic
1989 Linkenchelys multipora Western Central Atlantic
1938 Meadia abyssalis Abyssal cutthroat eel Indo-Pacific 73 TL
1991 Meadia roseni Northwest Pacific 74.5 TL
1991 Thermobiotes mytilogeiton Western Central Pacific 24.3 SL



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