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Giant Snake Eel
Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Echelus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810
Leptorhynchus capensis Smith, 1840
Muraena acutirostris Gronow, 1854
Muraena serpens Linnaeus, 1758
Oxystomus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphagebranchus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Serpent Eel

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18654]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [b21a26e1-ab28-49aa-866f-8b11b1a8f7e2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1745]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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 Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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