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

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5 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 57.4 cm TL

 
Dalophis boulengeri
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53.5 cm TL

 
Dalophis cephalopeltis
[]

Photo by Blanco Moreno, J.M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Dalophis imberbis (Delaroche, 1809)

Photo by Blanco Moreno, J.M.
 
Dalophis imberbis
[Armless snake eel]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL

 
Dalophis multidentatus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38.8 cm TL

 
Dalophis obtusirostris
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5 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Dalophis
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1970 Dalophis boulengeri Eastern Atlantic 57.4 TL
1863 Dalophis cephalopeltis Eastern Atlantic 53.5 TL
1809 Dalophis imberbis Armless snake eel Eastern Atlantic 150 TL
1972 Dalophis multidentatus Eastern Atlantic 15.3 TL
1972 Dalophis obtusirostris Eastern Atlantic 38.8 TL



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