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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Facciolella

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Facciolella castlei Southeast Pacific 1985
Facciolella equatorialis Dogface witch eel Eastern Central Pacific 90 TL 1891
Facciolella gilbertii Dogface witch-eel Eastern Central Pacific 61 TL 1899
Facciolella karreri Western Indian Ocean 36.1 TL 1995
Facciolella oxyrhyncha Facciola's sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 64.9 SL 1883
Facciolella saurencheloides Western Indian Ocean 1928



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