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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Synaphobranchinae
Genus: Histiobranchus

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Almeida, A.J.

South Atlantic, Indian an
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Histiobranchus australis (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Almeida, A.J.
 
Histiobranchus australis
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Photo by Reyes, R.B.

North Atlantic and North
Max. Length 137 cm TL
Histiobranchus bathybius (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Histiobranchus bathybius
[Deep-water arrowtooth eel]
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Histiobranchus bruuni
[Bruun's cutthroat]
3 Species of Family Synaphobranchidae with Genus Histiobranchus
(Cutthroat eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Histiobranchus australis South Atlantic, Indian an 67 TL
1877 Histiobranchus bathybius Deep-water arrowtooth eel North Atlantic and North 137 TL
1964 Histiobranchus bruuni Bruun's cutthroat Southwest Pacific 69 TL



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