Histiobranchus bruuni Castle, 1964
Bruun's cutthroat
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Family:  Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels), subfamily: Synaphobranchinae
Max. size:  69 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 3493 - 4974 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Tasman Sea and off southeastern New Zealand.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 347; Anal soft rays: 214-251; Vertebrae: 162-163. Upper limit of dorsal fin rays is 408; dorsal fin rays before anus 136-166; precaudal vertebrae 86-88 (Ref. 31334). Pectorals small.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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