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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nemichthyidae Snipe eels

Genus: Avocettina

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4 species
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Max. Length 77 cm TL

 
Avocettina acuticeps
[Southern fintail snipe eel]
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Avocettina bowersii
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Circumglobal
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Avocettina infans (Günther, 1878)

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Avocettina infans
[Avocet snipe eel]



Southwest Atlantic and so
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Avocettina paucipora Nielsen & Smith, 1978

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Avocettina paucipora
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Avocettina acuticeps Southern fintail snipe eel Southern region of all oc 77 TL 1916
Avocettina bowersii Eastern Central Pacific 1899
Avocettina infans Avocet snipe eel Circumglobal 80 TL 1878
Avocettina paucipora Southwest Atlantic and so 55 TL 1978



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