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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Myrophinae
Genus: Benthenchelys

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3 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific

 
Benthenchelys cartieri
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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Benthenchelys indicus
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Eastern Central Pacific

 
Benthenchelys pacificus
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3 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Benthenchelys
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1934 Benthenchelys cartieri Western Central Pacific
1972 Benthenchelys indicus Eastern Indian Ocean
1972 Benthenchelys pacificus Eastern Central Pacific



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