Ilyophis brunneus Gilbert 1891

Other Names: Muddy Arrowtooth Eel

A Muddy Arrowtooth Eel, Ilyophis brunneus. Source: John Moore / NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research. License: Public Domain

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Ilyophis brunneus Gilbert 1891


Castle, P.H.J. 1968. Synaphobranch eels from the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research 15: 393-396 fig. 1Castle, P.H.J. 1986. Synaphobranchidae. p. 188-190. In Smith, M.M. & Heemstra, P. (eds) 1986. Smith's Sea Fishes. Johannesburg : Macmillan South Africa xx + 1047 pp. 144 pls.Gilbert, C.H. 1891. Descriptions of apodal fishes from the tropical Pacific. In, Scientific results of explorations by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 14(856): 347-352Paxton, J.R., Gates, J.E., Bray, D.J. & Hoese, D.F. 2006. Family Synaphobranchidae. pp. 260-263 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp.
Sulak, K.J. & Shcherbachev, Y.N. 1997. Zoogeography and systematics of six deep-living genera of synaphobranchid eels, with a key to taxa and description of two new species of Ilyophis. Bulletin of Marine Science 60(3): 1158-1194

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CAAB Code:37070002

Depth:580-2023 m

Max Size:58 cm TL

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