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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Nettastoma

(See list of species below)



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Nettastoma falcinaris Southeast Pacific 1985
Nettastoma melanura Blackfin sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 79.8 TL 1810
Nettastoma parviceps Duck-billed eel Indo-Pacific 82 TL 1877
Nettastoma solitarium Solitary duckbill eel Indo-West Pacific 46.5 TL 1981
Nettastoma syntresis Western Central Atlantic 55 SL 1981



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