Dysomma tridens

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Dysomma tridens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae
Genus: Dysomma
Species: D. tridens
Binomial name
Dysomma tridens
C. H. Robins, E. B. Böhlke & C. R. Robins, 1989

Dysomma tridens is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels).[1] It was described by Catherine H. Robins, Eugenia Brandt Böhlke, and Charles Richard Robins in 1989.[2] It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from off Belize, in the western central Atlantic Ocean. It is known to dwell at a maximum depth of 348 metres.[1]


  1. ^ a b Dysomma tridens at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Robins, C. H. and C. R. Robins, 1989 [ref. 13287] Family Synaphobranchidae (pp. 207-253). In: E. B. Böhlke (ed.) [ref. 13282]. Memoirs of the Sears Foundation of Marine Research Mem. 1 (pt 9)