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

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4 species (see list below)

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 71 cm TL

 
Quassiremus ascensionis
[Blackspotted snake eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Quassiremus evionthas (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Quassiremus evionthas
[Galapagos snake eel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Quassiremus nothochir (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Quassiremus nothochir
[Smallfish snake-eel]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 79.5 cm SL

 
Quassiremus polyclitellum
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4 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Quassiremus
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1889 Quassiremus ascensionis Blackspotted snake eel Western Atlantic 71 TL
1890 Quassiremus evionthas Galapagos snake eel Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL
1890 Quassiremus nothochir Smallfish snake-eel Eastern Central Pacific 70 TL
1996 Quassiremus polyclitellum Southwest Pacific 79.5 SL



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