Neenchelys andamanensis

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Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Congroidei

Familia: Ophichthidae
Subfamilia: Myrophinae
Genus: Neenchelys
Species: Neenchelys andamanensis

Name[edit]

Neenchelys andamanensis Hibino et al., 2015

  • Holotype: PMBC 25065.

Type locality: 7°21'N, 97°26'E, off Phuket, Andaman Sea, eastern Indian Ocean, 520–531 m depth.

Etymology: The scientific name is derived from the type locality, Andaman Sea.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Andaman Worm Eel

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