Bruun's cutthroat eel

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Bruun's cutthroat eel
Histiobranchus bruuni (Bruuns cutthroat eel).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae
Genus: Histiobranchus
Species: H. bruuni
Binomial name
Histiobranchus bruuni
Castle, 1964

Bruun's cutthroat eel, Histiobranchus bruuni, is a cutthroat eel of the genus Histiobranchus, found around New Zealand at the bottom of the deep ocean basin at depths of between 4,000 and 5,000 m. Their length is between 40 and 60 cm.