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

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Phaenomonas cooperae Palmer, 1970

Photo by SFSA
 
Phaenomonas cooperae
[Short-maned sand-eel]
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Phaenomonas longissima
[Short-maned Sand Eel]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 53.5 cm TL
Phaenomonas pinnata Myers & Wade, 1941

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Phaenomonas pinnata
[Elastic eel]
3 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Phaenomonas
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1970 Phaenomonas cooperae Short-maned sand-eel Indo-Pacific 59 TL
1963 Phaenomonas longissima Short-maned Sand Eel Atlantic Ocean 50 TL
1941 Phaenomonas pinnata Elastic eel Eastern Pacific 53.5 TL



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