is unique within the Amblyopinae
in having 10+19 vertebrae, enlarged fang-like teeth in both jaws, partially separate pelvic fins, and scale patches on the opercle, cheeks, and dorsum of head. Amblyotrypauchen
lacks eyes and has been collected off muddy bottoms from almost 17 m to over 183 m in depth. Amblyotrypauchen
comprises a single species, A. arctocephalus
, known from India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Australia.