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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Nettastoma

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Nettastoma falcinaris
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 79.8 cm TL
Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque, 1810

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Nettastoma melanura
[Blackfin sorcerer]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Nettastoma parviceps Günther, 1877

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Nettastoma parviceps
[Duck-billed eel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm TL
Nettastoma solitarium Castle & Smith, 1981

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Nettastoma solitarium
[Solitary duckbill eel]
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Max. Length 55 cm SL

 
Nettastoma syntresis
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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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