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

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 49.3 cm TL
Apterichtus anguiformis (Peters, 1877)

Photo by FAO
 
Apterichtus anguiformis
[Slender finless eel]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Apterichtus ansp (Böhlke, 1968)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Apterichtus ansp
[Academy eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Apterichtus australis McCosker & Randall, 2005

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apterichtus australis
[Snake eel]

Photo by Suárez, C.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Apterichtus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Suárez, C.
 
Apterichtus caecus
[European finless eel]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Apterichtus equatorialis (Myers & Wade, 1941)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Apterichtus equatorialis
[Finless eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Apterichtus flavicaudus (Snyder, 1904)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apterichtus flavicaudus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 31.9 cm TL

 
Apterichtus gracilis
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Apterichtus kendalli
[Western Atlantic finless eel]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Apterichtus keramanus
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Apterichtus klazingai (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Apterichtus klazingai
[Sharpsnout snake eel]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 49.5 cm TL

 
Apterichtus monodi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm TL

 
Apterichtus moseri
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 31.8 cm TL

 
Apterichtus orientalis
[]
13 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Apterichtus
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1877 Apterichtus anguiformis Slender finless eel Eastern Atlantic 49.3 TL
1968 Apterichtus ansp Academy eel Western Atlantic 54 TL
2005 Apterichtus australis Snake eel Pacific Ocean 40 TL
1758 Apterichtus caecus European finless eel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1941 Apterichtus equatorialis Finless eel Eastern Pacific 27 TL
1904 Apterichtus flavicaudus Indo-Pacific 80 TL
1856 Apterichtus gracilis Eastern Atlantic 31.9 TL
1891 Apterichtus kendalli Western Atlantic finless eel Western Atlantic 60 TL
1997 Apterichtus keramanus Western Pacific
1913 Apterichtus klazingai Sharpsnout snake eel Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1966 Apterichtus monodi Eastern Atlantic 49.5 TL
1901 Apterichtus moseri Northwest Pacific 5.0 TL
1994 Apterichtus orientalis Northwest Pacific 31.8 TL



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