Avocettina paucipora Nielsen & Smith, 1978
photo by SFSA

Family:  Nemichthyidae (Snipe eels)
Max. size:  55 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic and southern Indian and Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dark brown to black in color (Ref. 3248). Dorsal rays 254-297, anal rays 218-257 (Ref. 3248).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 November 2019 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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