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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Synaphobranchinae
Genus: Haptenchelys

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Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Haptenchelys parviocularis
[Small-eyed abyssal eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 51.1 cm TL
Haptenchelys texis Robins & Martin, 1976

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Haptenchelys texis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Haptenchelys parviocularis Small-eyed abyssal eel Northwest Pacific 84 TL 2014
Haptenchelys texis Western Atlantic 51.1 TL 1976



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