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European Finless Eel
Apterichtus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  family Ophichthidae - snake eels and worm eels »  genus Apterichtus

Scientific synonyms

Muraena caeca Linnaeus, 1758
Ophichthys caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphagebranchus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Caecula caeca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aptrichthys caecus
Caecula apterygia Vahl, 1794
Sphagebranchus bimaculatus (non Rafinesque, 1810)
Caecilia branderiana Lacépède, 1800
Apterichtus branderiana (Lacépède, 1800)
Sphagebranchus serpa (non Rafinesque, 1810)

Least Concern

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1788]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31724]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Apterichtus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [194981]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Apterichtus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
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 Apterichtus caecus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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