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species

Ocellated Snake-eel
Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)

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

Scientific synonyms

Muraena maculosa Cuvier, 1816
Myrichtys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)
Myrichthys aki Tanaka, 1917
Ophichthys dromicus Günther, 1870
Ophichthus miyamotonis Tanaka, 1913
Myrichthys rupestris Snyder, 1912
Muraena tigrina Rüppell, 1830

Other names

= Snake Spotted Eel
= Tiger Snake Eel

Images

Myrichthys maculosus - Ocellated Snake-eel

Author: Josef Vít

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2650]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/16999]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1baa2b7e-59a2-47d5-a542-45134939f94f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)]
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 Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
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 Myrichthys aki Tanaka, 1917]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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