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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenesocidae Pike congers

Genus: Gavialiceps

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Gavialiceps arabicus (D'Ancona, 1928)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Gavialiceps arabicus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps bertelseni
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 89 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps javanicus
[Duckbill conger]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 64.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taeniola Alcock, 1889

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gavialiceps taeniola
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 75.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taiwanensis (Chen & Weng, 1967)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Gavialiceps taiwanensis
[]
5 Species of Family Muraenesocidae with Genus Gavialiceps
(Pike congers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1928 Gavialiceps arabicus Western Indian Ocean 84 TL
1993 Gavialiceps bertelseni Western Indian Ocean 84 TL
1993 Gavialiceps javanicus Duckbill conger Indo-West Pacific 89 TL
1889 Gavialiceps taeniola Indian Ocean 64.7 TL
1967 Gavialiceps taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 75.7 TL



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