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Family: Chlopsidae False morays



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22 species (see list below)

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Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20.1 cm TL
Boehlkenchelys longidentata Tighe, 1992

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Boehlkenchelys longidentata
[Long-toothed false moray]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL

 
Catesbya pseudomuraena
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Chilorhinus platyrhynchus
[Flatnose xenocongrid eel]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Chilorhinus suensonii
[Seagrass eel]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific.

 
Chlopsis apterus
[Stripesnout false moray]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chlopsis bicollaris (Myers & Wade, 1941)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chlopsis bicollaris
[Bicolor false moray]

Photo by Costa, F.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Chlopsis bicolor
[Bicoloured false moray]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.7 cm TL

 
Chlopsis bidentatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic and West
Max. Length 19.9 cm TL
Chlopsis dentatus (Seale, 1917)

Photo by FAO
 
Chlopsis dentatus
[Mottled false moray]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Chlopsis kazuko
[Mexican false moray]
No picture found
Central Eastern Pacific

 
Chlopsis longidens
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30.2 cm TL

 
Chlopsis olokun
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL

 
Chlopsis slusserorum
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Kaupichthys atronasus Schultz, 1953

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Kaupichthys atronasus
[Black-nostril false moray]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Kaupichthys brachychirus Schultz, 1953

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Kaupichthys brachychirus
[Shortfin false moray]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific. Recent aut
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Kaupichthys diodontus Schultz, 1943

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Kaupichthys diodontus
[Common false moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman, 1896)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kaupichthys hyoproroides
[False moray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 23.8 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys japonicus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Kaupichthys nuchalis Böhlke, 1967

Photo by FAO
 
Kaupichthys nuchalis
[Collared eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Powellichthys ventriosus
[]

Photo by Miller, M.J./Tsukamoto, K.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Robinsia catherinae Böhlke & Smith, 1967

Photo by Miller, M.J./Tsukamoto, K.
 
Robinsia catherinae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Xenoconger fryeri Regan, 1912

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Xenoconger fryeri
[Fryer's false moray]
22 Species of Family Chlopsidae
(False morays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1992 Boehlkenchelys longidentata Long-toothed false moray Indo-West Pacific 20.1 TL
1968 Catesbya pseudomuraena Western Central Atlantic 13.9 TL
1922 Chilorhinus platyrhynchus Flatnose xenocongrid eel Indo-Pacific 18.5 TL
1852 Chilorhinus suensonii Seagrass eel Western Atlantic 18 TL
1938 Chlopsis apterus Stripesnout false moray Eastern Pacific.
1941 Chlopsis bicollaris Bicolor false moray Southeast Pacific 20 TL
1810 Chlopsis bicolor Bicoloured false moray Western Atlantic 42 TL
2003 Chlopsis bidentatus Western Central Pacific 16.7 TL
1917 Chlopsis dentatus Mottled false moray Western Atlantic and West 19.9 TL
1988 Chlopsis kazuko Mexican false moray Eastern Central Pacific 11.3 SL
1899 Chlopsis longidens Central Eastern Pacific
1966 Chlopsis olokun Eastern Atlantic 30.2 TL
2003 Chlopsis slusserorum Western Central Pacific 14.1 TL
1953 Kaupichthys atronasus Black-nostril false moray Indo-Pacific 12 TL
1953 Kaupichthys brachychirus Shortfin false moray Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1943 Kaupichthys diodontus Common false moray Indo-Pacific. Recent aut 30 TL
1896 Kaupichthys hyoproroides False moray Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1960 Kaupichthys japonicus Western Pacific 23.8 TL
1967 Kaupichthys nuchalis Collared eel Western Atlantic 16 TL
1966 Powellichthys ventriosus Western Central Pacific
1967 Robinsia catherinae Western Indian Ocean 19.8 TL
1912 Xenoconger fryeri Fryer's false moray Indo-Pacific 20.5 TL



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