Nettenchelys taylori Alcock, 1898
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Family:  Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
Max. size:  53.3 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 786 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from the holotype collected in India.
Diagnosis:  Posterior nostril far behind occiput, posterior to midpoint between snout tip and anus. Median supratemporal pore absent. Anterior vomerine teeth not enlarged. Predorsal 34% preanal, head 33% preanal.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.02.02
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 11.07.02

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