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

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2 species (see list below)

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Caecula kuro
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Caecula pterygera
[Finny snake eel]
2 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Caecula
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1947 Caecula kuro Northwest Pacific 60 TL
1794 Caecula pterygera Finny snake eel Indian Ocean 30 TL



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