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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Apterichtus anguiformis (Peters, 1877)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Apterichthus anguiformis Peters, 1877


Verma anguiformis Peters, 1877b
Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) anguiformis Peters, 1876 [1877], Mber. Akad.Wiss. Berlin: 849 (15°40'01''N., 23°05'08 W., Cape Verde Islands). Holotype: ZMHU no. 9777.
Sphagebranchus caecus: Moreau, 1881, 3: 588.
Caecula caeca: Lozano Rey, 1947: 566, pl. 10 (fig. 3).

Common name:

slender finless eel [En]

Slender finless eel (Apterichthus anguiformis)