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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nemichthyidae Snipe eels

Genus: Avocettina

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4 species (see list below)

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Southern region of all oc
Max. Length 77 cm TL

 
Avocettina acuticeps
[Southern snipe eel]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Avocettina bowersii
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Circumglobal
Max. Length 74.5 cm TL
Avocettina infans (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Avocettina infans
[Avocet snipe eel]

Photo by SFSA

Southwest Atlantic and so
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Avocettina paucipora Nielsen & Smith, 1978

Photo by SFSA
 
Avocettina paucipora
[]
4 Species of Family Nemichthyidae with Genus Avocettina
(Snipe eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1916 Avocettina acuticeps Southern snipe eel Southern region of all oc 77 TL
1899 Avocettina bowersii Eastern Central Pacific
1878 Avocettina infans Avocet snipe eel Circumglobal 74.5 TL
1978 Avocettina paucipora Southwest Atlantic and so 55 TL



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