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

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10 species (see list below)

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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Cirrhimuraena calamus
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Western Central Pacific

 
Cirrhimuraena cheilopogon
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 54.8 cm SL

 
Cirrhimuraena chinensis
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Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Cirrhimuraena inhacae (Smith, 1962)

Photo by SFSA
 
Cirrhimuraena inhacae
[Inhaca fringelip]
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Western Central Pacific

 
Cirrhimuraena oliveri
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Western Pacific

 
Cirrhimuraena orientalis
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Western Central Pacific.

 
Cirrhimuraena paucidens
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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Cirrhimuraena playfairii (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhimuraena playfairii
[Fringelip snake-eel]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.

 
Cirrhimuraena tapeinoptera
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No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 52.0 cm TL

 
Cirrhimuraena yuanding
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10 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Cirrhimuraena
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1870 Cirrhimuraena calamus Eastern Indian Ocean
1860 Cirrhimuraena cheilopogon Western Central Pacific
1856 Cirrhimuraena chinensis Western Pacific 54.8 SL
1962 Cirrhimuraena inhacae Inhaca fringelip Western Indian Ocean 23 TL
1910 Cirrhimuraena oliveri Western Central Pacific
1993 Cirrhimuraena orientalis Western Pacific
1931 Cirrhimuraena paucidens Western Central Pacific.
1870 Cirrhimuraena playfairii Fringelip snake-eel Indo-Pacific 39 TL
1863 Cirrhimuraena tapeinoptera Indo-West Pacific.
2003 Cirrhimuraena yuanding Northwest Pacific 52.0 TL



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