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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nemichthyidae Snipe eels

Genus: Nemichthys

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Worldwide in tropical and
Max. Length 143 cm TL
Nemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)

Photo by SFSA
 
Nemichthys curvirostris
[Boxer snipe eel]
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 160.7 cm TL

 
Nemichthys larseni
[]

Photo by Román Marcote, E.

Worldwide in tropical and
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848

Photo by Román Marcote, E.
 
Nemichthys scolopaceus
[Slender snipe eel]
3 Species of Family Nemichthyidae with Genus Nemichthys
(Snipe eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Nemichthys curvirostris Boxer snipe eel Worldwide in tropical and 143 TL
1978 Nemichthys larseni Eastern Pacific 160.7 TL
1848 Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel Worldwide in tropical and 130 TL



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