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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Ophichthinae
Genus: Aplatophis

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Aplatophis chauliodus Böhlke, 1956

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Aplatophis chauliodus
[Fangtooth snake-eel]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 103.9 cm TL
Aplatophis zorro McCosker & Robertson, 2001

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Aplatophis zorro
[Snaggle-toothed snake-eel]
2 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Aplatophis
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1956 Aplatophis chauliodus Fangtooth snake-eel Western Atlantic 84 TL
2001 Aplatophis zorro Snaggle-toothed snake-eel Eastern Central Pacific 103.9 TL



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