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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Nettastoma

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Southeast Pacific

 
Nettastoma falcinaris
[]

Photo by Serrano, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 77.3 cm TL
Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Nettastoma melanurum
[Blackfin sorcerer]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Nettastoma parviceps Günther, 1877

Photo by SFSA
 
Nettastoma parviceps
[Duck-billed eel]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm TL
Nettastoma solitarium Castle & Smith, 1981

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Nettastoma solitarium
[Solitary duckbill eel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm SL

 
Nettastoma syntresis
[]
5 Species of Family Nettastomatidae with Genus Nettastoma
(Duckbill eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1985 Nettastoma falcinaris Southeast Pacific
1810 Nettastoma melanurum Blackfin sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 77.3 TL
1877 Nettastoma parviceps Duck-billed eel Indo-Pacific 82 TL
1981 Nettastoma solitarium Solitary duckbill eel Indo-West Pacific 46.5 TL
1981 Nettastoma syntresis Western Central Atlantic 55 SL



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