Sooty eel

The Sooty eel lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 0 - 27 m environment.

Bascanichthys bascanium Sooty eel (Gulf of Mexico and Florida north) Bascanichthys inopinatus (Puerto Rico +?) Bascanichthys scuticaris Whip eel (Gulf of Mexico and Florida north) Callechelys bilinearis Twostripe snake eel Callechelys guineensis Shorttail snake eel Echiophus intercinctus Spotted spoon-nose More

Common names

Hadař tidalský in Czech (česky)
sooty eel in English
tieso tiznado in Spanish (español)
褐鞭鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
褐鞭鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Bascanichthys
Species : Bascanichthys bascanium
Authority : Jordan, 1884