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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Aphyonidae Blind cusk eels

Genus: Aphyonus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL

 
Aphyonus bolini
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Aphyonus brevidorsalis Nielsen, 1969

Photo by SFSA
 
Aphyonus brevidorsalis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Aphyonus gelatinosus Günther, 1878

Photo by FAO
 
Aphyonus gelatinosus
[Gelatinous blindfish]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aphyonus rassi Nielsen, 1975

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Aphyonus rassi
[]
4 Species of Family Aphyonidae with Genus Aphyonus
(Blind cusk eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1974 Aphyonus bolini Western Indian Ocean 9.9 TL
1969 Aphyonus brevidorsalis Western Indian Ocean 7.1 SL
1878 Aphyonus gelatinosus Gelatinous blindfish Eastern Atlantic 15 SL
1975 Aphyonus rassi Western Atlantic 6 TL



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