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Skythrenchelys zabra Castle & McCosker, 1999
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Skythrenchelys; Species: zabra; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Name from Greek 'skythros' for angry or sullen and 'enchelys' for an eel, referring to the facial expression of the included species. Treated as feminine according to Opinion 95 of the Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 1970.
Etymology of specific name : 
Named in reference to its ability to ingest very large prey.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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