ANGUILLIFORMES

Mucientes, Gonzalo & Arronte, Juan Carlos, 2010, Marine fishes from Galicia (NW Spain): an updated checklist, Zootaxa 2667, pp. 1-27: 6-7

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10.5281/zenodo.276366

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scientific name

ANGUILLIFORMES
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ORDER ANGUILLIFORMES 

Family Anguillidae 

* Anguilla anguilla  (Linnaeus, 1758) — European eel

Family Muraenidae 

Muraena helena Linnaeus, 1758  — Mediterranean moray

Family Synaphobranchidae 

Synaphobranchus kaupii Johnson, 1862  — Kaup's arrowtooth eel

Family Ophichthidae 

Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)  — Serpent eel

Pisodonophis semicinctus (Richardson, 1848)  — Saddled snake eel Not mentioned for the Atlantic European waters by Bauchot in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded from Galicia by Bañón et al. (2002) (figure 3).

Family Congridae 

*Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758) — European conger Family Nemichthyidae 

Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848  — Slender snipe eel

Family Serrivomeridae 

Serrivomer beanii Gill & Ryder, 1883  — Bean's sawtoothed eel

Family Nettastomatidae 

Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810  — Blackfin sorcerer

Not mentioned for Galicia by Saldanha in Whitehead et al. (1986). Recorded by Bañón et al. (1997) based on six specimens caught between 806 and 1139 m depth.

Facciolella oxyrhyncha (Bellotti, 1883)  — Facciola's sorcerer

One specimen of 56 cm TL caught during the survey “Demersales 06” at 436 m depth.