Synaphobranchidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 304

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A42-FFC0-34F2-FC90DFC92F0D

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scientific name

Synaphobranchidae
status

 

Family Synaphobranchidae  

Synaphobranchus kaupii Johnson, 1862   —Kaup's arrowtooth eel

1,264 specimens were caught at depths between 711 and 1,809 m. Length data were available for 1,252 specimens ranging from 8 to 72 cm TL (21.8 ± 11.4). Habitat and Distribution: demersal deep-sea fish between 120– 4,800 m depth, usually 400–2,200 m. Distribution in all major ocean basins: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans. In the eastern North Atlantic, it is recorded from west of the Faroe Islands slope to the coast of northwest Africa. Vulnerability: LC ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

MHV

Musee de Haute Volta