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

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2 species (see list below)

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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 64.3 cm TL

 
Paraletharchus opercularis
[Pouch snake eel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Paraletharchus pacificus (Osburn & Nichols, 1916)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paraletharchus pacificus
[Sailfin eel]
2 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Paraletharchus
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1941 Paraletharchus opercularis Pouch snake eel Southeast Pacific 64.3 TL
1916 Paraletharchus pacificus Sailfin eel Eastern Central Pacific 81 TL



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