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polycanthonotus rissoanus1Polyacanthonotus rissoanus
(Smallmouth spiny eel)

Scientific name: Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany, 1857)
Popular names: Smallmouth spiny eel, Shortspine tapirfish
Danish name: Savrygget pigål

Family: Notacanthidae (Deep-sea spiny eels)

Distribution: Near circumglobal
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Depth: 500 - 2800 m (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 50 cm

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