synaphobranchus kaupii

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synaphobranchus kaupiiSynaphobranchus kaupii
(Kaup's arrowtooth eel)

Scientific name: Synaphobranchus kaupii (Johnson, 1862)
Popular names: Kaup's arrowtooth eel, Gray's Cutthroat, Longnosed Eel, Long-nose Eel, Northern Cutthroat Eel, Slatjaw Cutthroat Eel
Danish name: Spidssnudet dybhavsål

Family: Synaphobranchidae (Cutthroat eels)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Faroes and Iceland to Cape Verde, Nigeria, Namibia and South Africa
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 120 - 4800 meter
Max. size: ~ 100 cm