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.


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


The length is up to 143 cm.


Feeds on crustaceans. Reproduction is oviparous.


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

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Nemichthys curvirostris, boxer snipe eel 1 20 Feb. 2009