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

(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL

 
Yirrkala calyptra
[]
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Western Central Pacific.

 
Yirrkala chaselingi
[]
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Type locality is given as

 
Yirrkala fusca
[]
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Asia
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL

 
Yirrkala gjellerupi
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 25.8 cm TL

 
Yirrkala insolitus
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Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Yirrkala kaupii
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No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Yirrkala macrodon
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Yirrkala maculata
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No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Yirrkala misolensis
[Misol snake eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Yirrkala moluccensis
[]
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 43.4 cm TL

 
Yirrkala moorei
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Yirrkala omanensis
[Oman snake eel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 43.8 cm TL

 
Yirrkala ori
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Yirrkala tenuis (Günther, 1870)

Photo by SFSA
 
Yirrkala tenuis
[Thin sand-eel]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Yirrkala timorensis (Günther, 1870)

Photo by SFSA
 
Yirrkala timorensis
[Earthworm snake-eel]
15 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Yirrkala
(Snake eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Yirrkala calyptra Western Pacific 39.5 TL
1940 Yirrkala chaselingi Western Central Pacific.
1793 Yirrkala fusca Type locality is given as
1916 Yirrkala gjellerupi Asia 15.3 TL
1999 Yirrkala insolitus Western Pacific 25.8 TL
1858 Yirrkala kaupii Asia 35 TL
1863 Yirrkala macrodon Western Central Pacific
1964 Yirrkala maculata Western Central Pacific.
1872 Yirrkala misolensis Misol snake eel Western Central Pacific.
1864 Yirrkala moluccensis Western Central Pacific
2006 Yirrkala moorei Western Central Pacific 43.4 TL
1939 Yirrkala omanensis Oman snake eel Western Indian Ocean 23 TL
2011 Yirrkala ori Western Indian Ocean 43.8 TL
1870 Yirrkala tenuis Thin sand-eel Western Indian Ocean 53 TL
1870 Yirrkala timorensis Earthworm snake-eel Indo-Pacific. 44 TL



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