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

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2 species (see list below)

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Skythrenchelys macrostomus
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Photo by Bucol, A.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29.6 cm TL
Skythrenchelys zabra Castle & McCosker, 1999

Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Skythrenchelys zabra
[Angry worm eel]
2 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Skythrenchelys
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1864 Skythrenchelys macrostomus Indo-Pacific 22.5 TL
1999 Skythrenchelys zabra Angry worm eel Indo-West Pacific 29.6 TL



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