Boxer snipe eel

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Boxer snipe eel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nemichthyidae
Genus: Curvirostris
Species: N. curvirostris
Binomial name
Nemichthys curvirostris
(Strömman, 1896)

The boxer snipe eel, Nemichthys curvirostris, is a snipe eel of the family Nemichthyidae.

Habitat[edit]

The eel lives at depths of up to 2,000 m.

Description[edit]

The length is up to 143 cm.

Biology[edit]

Feeds on crustaceans. Reproduction is oviparous.

Notes[edit]

Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Nemichthys curvirostris" in FishBase. May 2006 version.

External links[edit]

Nemichthys curvirostris, boxer snipe eel 1 20 Feb. 2009 http://www.fishbase.org/summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=9107.