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

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Pisodonophis boro
[Rice-paddy eel]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 108 cm TL
Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pisodonophis cancrivorus
[Longfin snake-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 30.8 cm SL

 
Pisodonophis copelandi
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Pisodonophis daspilotus Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pisodonophis daspilotus
[Blunt-toothed snake eel]
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Pisodonophis hijala
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Pisodonophis hoeveni (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Pisodonophis hoeveni
[Hoeven's snake eel]
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Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Pisodonophis hypselopterus
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60.1 cm TL
Pisodonophis sangjuensis Ji & Kim, 2011

Photo by Photo by Kim, J.K.
 
Pisodonophis sangjuensis
[Korean Snake eel]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Pisodonophis semicinctus (Richardson, 1848)

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Pisodonophis semicinctus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pisodonophis boro Rice-paddy eel Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1822
Pisodonophis cancrivorus Longfin snake-eel Indo-Pacific 108 TL 1848
Pisodonophis copelandi Western Central Pacific 30.8 SL 1953
Pisodonophis daspilotus Blunt-toothed snake eel Eastern Pacific 68 TL 1898
Pisodonophis hijala Indo-Pacific. 1822
Pisodonophis hoeveni Hoeven's snake eel Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1853
Pisodonophis hypselopterus Asia 75 TL 1851
Pisodonophis sangjuensis Korean Snake eel Northwest Pacific 60.1 TL 2011
Pisodonophis semicinctus Eastern Central Atlantic 80 TL 1848



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