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

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 40.6 cm TL

 
Gordiichthys combibus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Gordiichthys ergodes
[Irksone eel]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Gordiichthys irretitus Jordan & Davis, 1891

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Gordiichthys irretitus
[Horsehair eel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Gordiichthys leibyi
[String eel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Gordiichthys randalli
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5 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Gordiichthys
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2001 Gordiichthys combibus Eastern Central Pacific 40.6 TL
1989 Gordiichthys ergodes Irksone eel Western Central Atlantic
1891 Gordiichthys irretitus Horsehair eel Western Central Atlantic 76 TL
1984 Gordiichthys leibyi String eel Western Central Atlantic
1984 Gordiichthys randalli Western Central Atlantic



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