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

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2 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 96.5 cm TL

 
Mystriophis crosnieri
[]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Mystriophis rostellatus (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Mystriophis rostellatus
[African spoon-nose eel]
2 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Mystriophis
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1971 Mystriophis crosnieri Eastern Atlantic 96.5 TL
1848 Mystriophis rostellatus African spoon-nose eel Eastern Atlantic 140 TL



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