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Family: Nemichthyidae Snipe eels



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Southern region of all oc
Max. Length 77 cm TL

 
Avocettina acuticeps
[Southern snipe eel]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Avocettina bowersii
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Circumglobal
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Avocettina infans (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Avocettina infans
[Avocet snipe eel]

Photo by SFSA

Southwest Atlantic and so
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Avocettina paucipora Nielsen & Smith, 1978

Photo by SFSA
 
Avocettina paucipora
[]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Labichthys carinatus
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Southwest Pacific

 
Labichthys yanoi
[Yano's snipe eel]

Photo by SFSA

Worldwide in tropical and
Max. Length 143 cm TL
Nemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)

Photo by SFSA
 
Nemichthys curvirostris
[Boxer snipe eel]
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 160.7 cm TL

 
Nemichthys larseni
[Pale snipe eel]

Photo by Román Marcote, E.

Worldwide in tropical and
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848

Photo by Román Marcote, E.
 
Nemichthys scolopaceus
[Slender snipe eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Avocettina acuticeps Southern snipe eel Southern region of all oc 77 TL 1916
Avocettina bowersii Eastern Central Pacific 1899
Avocettina infans Avocet snipe eel Circumglobal 80 TL 1878
Avocettina paucipora Southwest Atlantic and so 55 TL 1978
Labichthys carinatus Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1883
Labichthys yanoi Yano's snipe eel Southwest Pacific 1966
Nemichthys curvirostris Boxer snipe eel Worldwide in tropical and 143 TL 1896
Nemichthys larseni Pale snipe eel Eastern Pacific 160.7 TL 1978
Nemichthys scolopaceus Slender snipe eel Worldwide in tropical and 130 TL 1848



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