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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Chlopsidae False morays

Genus: Kaupichthys

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys atronasus
[Black-nostril false moray]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys brachychirus
[Shortfin false moray]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific. Recent aut
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys diodontus
[Common false moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman, 1896)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kaupichthys hyoproroides
[False moray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys japonicus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Kaupichthys nuchalis Böhlke, 1967

Photo by FAO
 
Kaupichthys nuchalis
[Collared eel]
6 Species of Family Chlopsidae with Genus Kaupichthys
(False morays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1953 Kaupichthys atronasus Black-nostril false moray Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1953 Kaupichthys brachychirus Shortfin false moray Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1943 Kaupichthys diodontus Common false moray Indo-Pacific. Recent aut 30 TL
1896 Kaupichthys hyoproroides False moray Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1960 Kaupichthys japonicus Western Pacific 23.8 TL
1967 Kaupichthys nuchalis Collared eel Western Atlantic 16 TL



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