Nemichthyidae

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Nemichthyidae

[‚nem·ik′thī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of bathypelagic, eellike amphibians in the order Apoda.
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We also demonstrate that the record of the northernmost Pale Snipe Eel, Nemichthys larseni mentioned by Mecklenburg and others (2002), actually was collected from within the Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone based on coordinates provided and represents a 1st record for British Columbia waters.
Nemichthys larseni Nielsen and Smith, 1978 Pale Snipe Eel
To entangle long antennae of shrimp, the snipe eel (above) wields a curved beak covered with tiny teeth.