Hoplunnis schmidti

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Hoplunnis schmidti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae
Genus: Hoplunnis
Species: H. schmidti
Binomial name
Hoplunnis schmidti
Kaup, 1860
Synonyms[1]
  • Hoplunnis schmidtii Kaup, 1859

Hoplunnis schmidti is an eel in the family Nettastomatidae (duckbill/witch eels).[2] It was described by Johann Jakob Kaup in 1860.[3] It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from Venezuela, in the western central Atlantic Ocean.[2]

Due to a lack of known major threats to H. schmidti, the IUCN redlist currently lists it as Least Concern.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Synonyms of Hoplunnis schmidti at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Hoplunnis schmidti at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Kaup, J. J., 1859 [ref. 2586] Neue aalaehnliche Fische des Hamburger Museums, beschriebén und abgebildet. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg v. 4 (no. 2): 1-29 + suppl. 1-4, Pls. 1-5.
  4. ^ Hoplunnis schmidti at www.fishbase.org.