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Family: Chlopsidae False morays



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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Boehlkenchelys longidentata
[Long-toothed false moray]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.9 cm TL

 
Catesbya pseudomuraena
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL
Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chilorhinus platyrhynchus
[Flatnose xenocongrid eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Chilorhinus suensonii
[Seagrass eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chlopsis apterus
[Stripesnout false moray]



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

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



Mediterranean Sea and the
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Photo by Costa, F.
 
Chlopsis bicolor
[Bicolor eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.7 cm TL

 
Chlopsis bidentatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chlopsis dentatus
[Mottled false moray]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Chlopsis kazuko
[Mexican false moray]
No picture found


 
Chlopsis longidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Chlopsis nanhaiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30.2 cm TL

 
Chlopsis olokun
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.9 cm TL

 
Chlopsis orientalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.8 cm TL

 
Chlopsis sagmacollaris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm TL

 
Chlopsis slusserorum
[]



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kaupichthys hyoproroides
[False moray]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm TL

 
Kaupichthys japonicus
[]



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

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


 
Powellichthys ventriosus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Xenoconger fryeri
[Fryer's false moray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Boehlkenchelys longidentata Long-toothed false moray Indo-West Pacific 20.1 TL 1992
Catesbya pseudomuraena Western Central Atlantic 13.9 TL 1968
Chilorhinus platyrhynchus Flatnose xenocongrid eel Indo-Pacific 18.5 TL 1922
Chilorhinus suensonii Seagrass eel Western Atlantic 18 TL 1852
Chlopsis apterus Stripesnout false moray Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1938
Chlopsis bicollaris Bicolor false moray Southeast Pacific 20 TL 1941
Chlopsis bicolor Bicolor eel Mediterranean Sea and the 42 TL 1810
Chlopsis bidentatus Western Central Pacific 16.7 TL 2003
Chlopsis dentatus Mottled false moray Western Atlantic and West 19.9 TL 1917
Chlopsis kazuko Mexican false moray Eastern Central Pacific 11.3 SL 1988
Chlopsis longidens Central Eastern Pacific 1899
Chlopsis nanhaiensis Western Pacific 27 TL 2015
Chlopsis olokun Eastern Atlantic 30.2 TL 1966
Chlopsis orientalis Western Pacific 26.9 TL 2015
Chlopsis sagmacollaris Eastern Indian Ocean 22.8 TL 2015
Chlopsis slusserorum Western Central Pacific 14.1 TL 2003
Kaupichthys atronasus Black-nostril false moray Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1953
Kaupichthys brachychirus Shortfin false moray Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1953
Kaupichthys diodontus Common false moray Indo-Pacific. Recent aut 30 TL 1943
Kaupichthys hyoproroides False moray Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1896
Kaupichthys japonicus Western Pacific 23.8 TL 1960
Kaupichthys nuchalis Collared eel Western Atlantic 16 TL 1967
Powellichthys ventriosus Western Central Pacific 1966
Robinsia catherinae Western Indian Ocean 19.8 TL 1967
Xenoconger fryeri Fryer's false moray Indo-Pacific 20.5 TL 1912



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