Snubnose Eel, Simenchelys parasitica Gill 1879

Other Names: Snubnosed Eel

A Snubnose Eel, Simenchelys parasitica, from a seamount in the Tasman Sea. Source: Robin McPhee & Kerryn Parkinson / NORFANZ Founding Parties. License: All rights reserved

Video of a Snubnose Eel at a baited camera in the Kermadec Trench - filmed 'drilling' into the bait carcass to feed at a depth of 2503 metres.

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Simenchelys parasitica in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Apr 2024,

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