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genus

Ophichthus Ahl, 1789

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

Scientific synonyms

Ophichthys

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Included taxa

Number of records: 72

species Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup, 1856) - Black Finned Snake Eel
species Ophichthus apachus McCosker & Rosenbaltt, 1998 - Thin Snake Eel
species Ophichthus aphotistos McCosker & Chen, 2000
species Ophichthus apicalis Anonymus /Bennett, 1830/ - Bluntnose Snake-eel
species Ophichthus arneutes McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
species Ophichthus asakusae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
species Ophichthus bonaparti (Kaup, 1856) - Napoleon Eel
species Ophichthus brachynotopterus Karrer, 1982
species Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup, 1856)
species Ophichthus brevicaudatus (Chu, Wu & Jin, 1981)
species Ophichthus brevirostris McCosker & Ross, 2007
species Ophichthus celebicus (Bleeker, 1856)
species Ophichthus cephalozona (Bleeker, 1864) - Black-neck Snake Eel
species Ophichthus cruentifer (Gode & Bean, 1896) - Margined Snake Eel
species Ophichthus cylindroideus (Ranzani, 1840) - Dusky Snake Eel
species Ophichthus echeloides (D'Ancona, 1928)
species Ophichthus erabo Jordan & Snyder, 1901 - Blotched Snake-eel
species Ophichthus exourus McCosker, 1999
species Ophichthus fasciatus (Chu, Wu & Jin, 1981)
species Ophichthus fowleri (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)
species Ophichthus frontalis Garman, 1899 - Death-banded Snake-eel
species Ophichthus garretti (Günther, 1910)
species Ophichthus genie McCosker, 1999
species Ophichthus gomesii (Castelnau, 1855) - Gomes's Snake Eel
species Ophichthus grandoculis Cantor, 1849
species Ophichthus hyposagmatus McCosker & Böhlke, 1984 - Faintsaddled Snake Eel
species Ophichthus intermedius (Regan, 1905)
species Ophichthus karreri Blache, 1975
species Ophichthus kunaloa McCosker, 1979
species Ophichthus leonensis Blache, 1975
species Ophichthus limkouensis Chen, 1829
species Ophichthus lithinus (Jordan & Richardson, 1908)
species Ophichthus longipenis McCosker & Rosenbaltt, 1998
species Ophichthus macrochir (Bleeker, 1853)
species Ophichthus macrops Günther, 1910
species Ophichthus maculatus (Rafinesque, 1810)
species Ophichthus madagascariensis Fourmanoir, 1961
species Ophichthus manilensis Herre, 1923
species Ophichthus marginatus (Peters, 1855)
species Ophichthus mecopterus McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998 - Longarmed Snake Eel
species Ophichthus megalops Asano, 1987
species Ophichthus melanoporus Kanazawa, 1963 - Blackpored Eel
species Ophichthus melope McCosker & Rosenbaltt, 1998
species Ophichthus menezesi McCosker & Böhlke, 1984
species Ophichthus microcephalus Day, 1878
species Ophichthus mystacinus McCosker, 1999
species Ophichthus omorgmus McCosker & Böhlke, 1984 - Dottedline Snake Eel
species Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Hollandse Slangaal
species Ophichthus parilis (Richardson, 1848)
species Ophichthus polyophthalmus (Bleeker, 1865) - Large-spotted Snake Eel
species Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup, 1860) - Palespotted Eel
species Ophichthus regius (Richardson ex Shaw, 1848) - Ornate Snake Eel
species Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1842) - Punctuated Snake-eel
species Ophichthus rex Böhlke & Caruso, 1980 - King Snake Eel
species Ophichthus roseus Tanaka, 1917
species Ophichthus rotidoderma (Bleeker, 1853) - Earthworm Snake-eel
species Ophichthus rotundus Lee & Asano, 1997
species Ophichthus rufus (Rafinesque, 1810) - Rufus Snake Eel
species Ophichthus rugifer Jordan & Bollman, 1890
species Ophichthus rutidoderma (Bleeker, 1853)
species Ophichthus serpentinus Seale, 1917
species Ophichthus singapurensis Bleeker, 1864-65
species Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman, 1922) - Antillean Snake Eel
species Ophichthus stenopterus Cope, 1871
species Ophichthus tchangi Tang & Zhang, 2002
species Ophichthus tetratrema McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
species Ophichthus triserialis (Kaup, 1856) - Pacific Snake Eel
species Ophichthus tsuchidae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
species Ophichthus unicolor (Regan, 1908) - Plain Snake-eel
species Ophichthus urolophus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
species Ophichthus woosuitingi Chen, 1929
species Ophichthus zophochir (Jordan & Gilber, 1882) - Yellow Snake Eel

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3070]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [890d6e79-8595-4c70-be5a-9a6eccd231eb]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015

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