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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Ophichthinae
Genus: Scytalichthys

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 97 cm TL
Scytalichthys miurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Scytalichthys miurus
[Shorttail viper eel]
1 Species of Family Ophichthidae with Genus Scytalichthys
(Snake eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1882 Scytalichthys miurus Shorttail viper eel Eastern Pacific 97 TL



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