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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Myrophinae
Genus: Neenchelys

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5 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Neenchelys buitendijki
[Fintail serpent eel]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Neenchelys daedalus
[]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 52.2 cm TL

 
Neenchelys mccoskeri
[McCosker’s worm eel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Neenchelys microtretus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.

 
Neenchelys retropinna
[Gaper snake eel]
5 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Neenchelys
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1916 Neenchelys buitendijki Fintail serpent eel Indian Ocean 30 TL
1982 Neenchelys daedalus Western Pacific
2012 Neenchelys mccoskeri McCosker’s worm eel Northwestern Pacific 52.2 TL
1915 Neenchelys microtretus Western Indian Ocean
1983 Neenchelys retropinna Gaper snake eel Indo-West Pacific.



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