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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Synaphobranchidae Cutthroat eels
Subfamily: Ilyophinae
Genus: Ilyophis

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6 species (see list below)

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Eastern Pacific and North
Max. Length 44.7 cm TL

 
Ilyophis arx
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic, South
Max. Length 79.2 cm TL

 
Ilyophis blachei
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Ilyophis brunneus Gilbert, 1891

Photo by SFSA
 
Ilyophis brunneus
[Muddy arrowtooth eel]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 51.3 cm TL

 
Ilyophis nigeli
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Ilyophis robinsae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Ilyophis saldanhai
[]
6 Species of Family Synaphobranchidae with Genus Ilyophis
(Cutthroat eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1976 Ilyophis arx Eastern Pacific and North 44.7 TL
1982 Ilyophis blachei Northeast Atlantic, South 79.2 TL
1891 Ilyophis brunneus Muddy arrowtooth eel Atlantic, Indian and Paci 58 TL
1997 Ilyophis nigeli Northwest Pacific 51.3 TL
1997 Ilyophis robinsae Indo-West Pacific 34.8 TL
1999 Ilyophis saldanhai Western Central Atlantic



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