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

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4 species (see list below)

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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 81.9 cm TL

 
Xyrias chioui
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No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 63.6 cm TL

 
Xyrias guineensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75.2 cm TL

 
Xyrias multiserialis
[Speckled snake eel]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 93 cm TL

 
Xyrias revulsus
[Strict snake eel]
4 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Xyrias
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2009 Xyrias chioui Pacific Ocean 81.9 TL
1975 Xyrias guineensis Eastern Atlantic 63.6 TL
1939 Xyrias multiserialis Speckled snake eel Western Indian Ocean 75.2 TL
1901 Xyrias revulsus Strict snake eel Indo-Pacific 93 TL



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