Snipe Eel

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“An eel-like fish, Nemichthys scolopaceus; any member of the Nemichthyidae. The snipe eel attains a length of 3 feet; it is pale-colored above, the back somewhat speckled; the belly and anal fin are blackish. It is a deep-water fish of the Atlantic often taken off the Atlantic coast.” —Whitney, 1889


Fish: E-G, Fish: S


William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5732


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