The bobtail snipe eels are two species of deep-sea fishes in the family Cyematidae, one only in each of two genera. They are small elongate fishes, growing up to 16 cm (6 in) long.
They are bathypelagic (deep-water ocean-dwellers) and have been found down to 5,000 m (16,400 ft). They are found in all oceans.
- List of fish families
- "Cyema atrum". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 18 April 2006.Â
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). "Cyematidae" in FishBase. June 2011 version.