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Temporal range: Danian–Present [1]
Gnathophis mystax 01.jpg
Gnathophis mystax
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Subfamily: Congrinae
Genus: Gnathophis
Oken, 1817

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Gnathophis is a genus of marine congrid eels.


There are currently 27 recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ Werner Schwarzhans (2012). "Fish otoliths from the Paleocene of Bavaria (Kressenberg) and Austria (Kroisbach and Oiching-Graben)". Palaeo Ichthyologica. 12: 1–88.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Gnathophis in FishBase. December 2012 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8