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Eel Smooth-head
LeptodermSp web
Information
Common Name Eel Slick-head
Range Indian Ocean. Probably occurring in the Western Central Pacific.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Alepocephalidae
Genus Leptoderma
Species L. affinis

The Eel smooth-head, or eel slick-head, (Leptoderma affinis), is a species of slickhead from the genus Leptoderma.

Distribution[]

Indian Ocean. Probably occurring in the Western Central Pacific.

Biology[]

Found on the continental slope.

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