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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Derichthyidae Longneck eels

Genus: Nessorhamphus

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2 species (see list below)

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Atlantic, Indian and West
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Nessorhamphus danae
[Dana duckbill eel]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 59.8 cm TL
Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt, 1912)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Nessorhamphus ingolfianus
[Duckbill oceanic eel]
2 Species of Family Derichthyidae with Genus Nessorhamphus
(Longneck eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1931 Nessorhamphus danae Dana duckbill eel Atlantic, Indian and West 30 TL
1912 Nessorhamphus ingolfianus Duckbill oceanic eel Eastern Atlantic 59.8 TL



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