Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei

Scientific synonyms



Anguilliformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Anguilliformes


Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 16

family Anguillidae - freshwater eels
family Moringuidae - spaghetti eels
family Chlopsidae - false morays
family Muraenidae - morays
family Ophichthidae - snake eels and worm eels
family Derichthyidae - longneck eels
family Muraenesocidae - pike conger eels
family Nemichthyidae - snipe eels
family Congridae - conger eels
family Nettastomatidae - duckbill eels
family Serrivomeridae - sawtooth eels
family Protoanguillidae G. D. Johnson, Ida & Miya, 2011

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/23]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4fcfdbec-596c-4a37-9122-42ba89f49b5b]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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