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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Ilyophinae
Genus: Dysomma

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Widespread in the Indo-W
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Dysomma anguillare Barnard, 1923

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Dysomma anguillare
[Shortbelly eel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Dysomma brevirostre (Facciolà, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Costa, F.
 
Dysomma brevirostre
[Pignosed arrowtooth eel]
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Dysomma bucephalus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35.7 cm TL
Dysomma dolichosomatum Karrer, 1983

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Dysomma dolichosomatum
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Dysomma fuscoventralis
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Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 19.7 cm TL
Dysomma goslinei Robins & Robins, 1976

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Dysomma goslinei
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Max. Length 28.5 cm TL

 
Dysomma longirostrum
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Northwestern Pacific. Ta
Max. Length 29.7 cm TL
Dysomma melanurum Chen & Weng, 1967

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Dysomma melanurum
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Dysomma muciparus
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Max. Length 42.1 cm TL

 
Dysomma opisthoproctus
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Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Dysomma polycatodon
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No picture found

Max. Length 49.6 cm TL

 
Dysomma taiwanensis
[Taiwanese arrowtooth eel]
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Dysomma tridens
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dysomma anguillare Shortbelly eel Widespread in the Indo-W 52 TL 1923
Dysomma brevirostre Pignosed arrowtooth eel Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1887
Dysomma bucephalus Indo-Pacific. 1889
Dysomma dolichosomatum Indo-West Pacific 35.7 TL 1983
Dysomma fuscoventralis Western Indian Ocean 1982
Dysomma goslinei Indo-Pacific. 19.7 TL 1976
Dysomma longirostrum Western Pacific 28.5 TL 2001
Dysomma melanurum Northwestern Pacific. Ta 29.7 TL 1967
Dysomma muciparus Indo-Pacific. 1891
Dysomma opisthoproctus Northwest Pacific 42.1 TL 1995
Dysomma polycatodon Indo-Pacific. 60 TL 1983
Dysomma taiwanensis Taiwanese arrowtooth eel Western Pacific 49.6 TL 2015
Dysomma tridens Western Central Atlantic 1989



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