Gulper eel is multi-cellular. Its cells have a nucleus and
membrane bound organelles.
Gulper eel is motile with no cell wall.
The Gulper eel belongs with the chordates because it has a notocord,
a dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle and a muscular
The Gulper eel is a vertebrate and bony fish. This class has
cranial bones, rooted teeth and medial insertion of mandibular
muscle in the lower jaw. They also have a swim bladder or
Gulper eel lacks the symplectic bone and the bones of the opercle,
scales, pelvic bone and swim bladder.
gulper eel is the only member of this family because of the presence
of its huge mouth.
Eurypharynx The gulper eel is the only member of this
genus because of its large gulper mouth and unhinged jaw.