Dysommina proboscideus

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Dysommina proboscideus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae
Genus: Dysommina
D. proboscideus
Binomial name
Dysommina proboscideus
(Lea, 1913)
  • Leptocephalus proboscideus Lea, 1913

Dysommina proboscideus is an eel in the family Synaphobranchidae (cutthroat eels).[2] It was described by Einar Hagbart Martin Lea in 1913.[3] It is a subtropical, marine eel which is known from the eastern central Atlantic Ocean. It is known to dwell at a depth of 150 metres.[2]


  1. ^ Synonyms of Dysommina proboscideus at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Dysommina proboscideus at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Lea, E., 1913 [ref. 14158] Muraenoid larvae from the "Michael Sars" North Atlantic deep-sea expedition 1910. Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910 v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7): 1-59, Pls. 1-6.