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

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South Atlantic, Indian an
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Histiobranchus australis (Regan, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Almeida, A.J.
 
Histiobranchus australis
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North Atlantic and North
Max. Length 137 cm
Histiobranchus bathybius (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Histiobranchus bathybius
[Deep-water arrowtooth eel]
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Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Histiobranchus bruuni
[Bruun's cutthroat]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Histiobranchus australis South Atlantic, Indian an 67 TL 1913
Histiobranchus bathybius Deep-water arrowtooth eel North Atlantic and North 137 1877
Histiobranchus bruuni Bruun's cutthroat Southwest Pacific 69 TL 1964



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