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

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Phyllophichthus xenodontus Gosline, 1951

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Phyllophichthus xenodontus
[Flappy snake-eel]
1 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Phyllophichthus
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1951 Phyllophichthus xenodontus Flappy snake-eel Indo-Pacific 42 TL



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