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The muddy arrowtooth eel, Ilyophis brunneus, is a cutthroat eel in the family Synaphobranchidae. It is found around the world at depths below 1,000 m. Its length is up to 160 cm.

Muddy arrowtooth eel
Ilyophis brunneus.jpg
From plate 43 of Oceanic Ichthyology by G. Brown Goode and Tarleton H. Bean, published 1896.
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I. brunneus
Binomial name
Ilyophis brunneus

ReferencesEdit

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Ilyophis brunneus" in FishBase. June 2011 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8