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Family Eurypharyngidae  

Eurypharynx pelecanoides Vaillant, 1882   —Pelican eel ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 )

3 specimens between 34 and 47 cm TL were caught at depths between 780–1,674 m. Habitat and Distribution: meso- to abyssopelagic and bathypelagic. Circumglobal in tropical and temperate waters. In the Atlantic Ocean it is recorded from off Iceland (65 ºN) to 48 ºS. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).


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