Nemichthyidae

Nemichthyidae

[‚nem·ik′thī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of bathypelagic, eellike amphibians in the order Apoda.
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Mesopelagic eels of the Derichthyidae, Eurypharyngidae, Nemichthyidae, and Serrivomeridae are present in this area because they have been seen by underwater camera systems or collected as small larvae [47, 49, 66].
Hanke and Roias (2012), Hanke and others (2014, 2015) and Weil and others (2015) updated British Columbia range records for spiny eels (Notacanthidae), eels (Nemichthyidae, Synaphobranchiidae, Nettastomatidae, Serrivomeridae, Colocongridae), saccopharyngoid eels (Cyematidae), cusk-eels and brotulas (Ophidiidae, Bythitidae) and deep-sea anglerfishes (Oneirodidae, Melanocetidae, Ceratiidae).
Discarded bycatch (excluding marine mammals) included swordfish, three tuna species, three species each of sharks and rays, Myctophidae, squid, Loligo pealed; unspecified fish, louver, Luvarus imperalis; jellyfish, and snipe eels (Nemichthyidae) (Table 1).