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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Ophidiidae
Subfamily: Neobythitinae
Genus: Abyssobrotula
J. G. Nielsen, 1977
Type species
Abyssobrotula galatheae
Nielsen, 1977[1]

Abyssobrotula is a genus of cusk eel in the family Ophidiidae.[2]


There are currently 2 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Abbysobrotula". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 10 July 2018. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Abyssobrotula in FishBase. January 2016 version.
  3. ^ Ohashi, S. & Nielsen, J.G. (2016): A new species of Abyssobrotula (Ophidiiformes, Ophidiidae) from the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. Zootaxa, 4132 (4): 559–566.