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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Hoplunnis

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic.
Max. Length 36.6 cm TL
Hoplunnis diomediana Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by JAMARC
 
Hoplunnis diomediana
[Blacktail pike-conger]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 54.2 cm TL
Hoplunnis macrura Ginsburg, 1951

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hoplunnis macrura
[Freckled pike-conger]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 91.7 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis megista
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific. Needs a
Max. Length 125 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis pacifica
[Silver pikeconger]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55.5 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis punctata
[Slender duckbill eel]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Hoplunnis schmidti
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Hoplunnis sicarius
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 49.3 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis similis
[]

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Hoplunnis tenuis Ginsburg, 1951

Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Hoplunnis tenuis
[Spotted pike-conger]
9 Species of Family Nettastomatidae with Genus Hoplunnis
(Duckbill eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Hoplunnis diomediana Blacktail pike-conger Western Atlantic. 36.6 TL
1951 Hoplunnis macrura Freckled pike-conger Western Central Atlantic 54.2 TL
1989 Hoplunnis megista Western Central Atlantic 91.7 TL
1968 Hoplunnis pacifica Silver pikeconger Eastern Pacific. Needs a 125 TL
1915 Hoplunnis punctata Slender duckbill eel Eastern Atlantic 55.5 TL
1859 Hoplunnis schmidti Western Central Atlantic
1899 Hoplunnis sicarius Eastern Central Pacific
1989 Hoplunnis similis Western Central Atlantic 49.3 TL
1951 Hoplunnis tenuis Spotted pike-conger Western Atlantic 46 TL



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