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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Ilyophinae
Genus: Meadia

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2 species (see list below)

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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
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2 Species of Family Synaphobranchidae with Genus Meadia
(Cutthroat eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1938 Meadia abyssalis Abyssal cutthroat eel Indo-Pacific 73 TL
1991 Meadia roseni Northwest Pacific 74.5 TL



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