Dysomma muciparus

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Dysomma muciparus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae
Genus: Dysomma
Species: D. muciparus
Binomial name
Dysomma muciparus
(Alcock, 1891)
  • Dysommopsis muciparus Alcock, 1891

Dysomma muciparus is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels).[2] It was described by Alfred William Alcock in 1891.[3] It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from the Indo-Pacific. It is known to dwell at a depth range of 439–505 metres.[2]


  1. ^ Synonyms of Dysomma muciparus at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Dysomma muciparus at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Alcock, A. W., 1891 (1 July-1 Aug.) [ref. 87] Class Pisces. In: II.--Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,' Commander R. F. Hoskyn, R. N., commanding.--Series II., No. 1. On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season 1890-91. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 8 (no. 43/44): 16-34 (1 July); 119-138 (1 Aug.), Pls. 7-8.