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Family: Myrocongridae Atlantic red eels



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myroconger compressus Red eel Eastern Atlantic 53.8 TL 1870
Myroconger gracilis Northwest Pacific 47.7 SL 1991
Myroconger nigrodentatus Orange eel Eastern Pacific. 36.6 TL 1995
Myroconger prolixus Western Pacific 38.3 TL 1995
Myroconger seychellensis Indian Ocean 45 TL 2006



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