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Family Nemichthyidae  

Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848   —Slender snipe eel

14 specimens were caught at depths between 751 and 896 m. Length data were available for 11 specimens ranging from 60 to 111 cm TL. Habitat and Distribution: mesopelagic and oceanic, from the surface down to depths of 2,500 m, usually between 200–500 m depth. Worldwide in tropical and temperate seas. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).


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