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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Serrivomeridae Sawtooth eels

Genus: Serrivomer

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Serrivomer beanii Stout sawpalate Atlantic Ocean 78 TL 1883
Serrivomer bertini Thread eel Indo-West Pacific. South 1959
Serrivomer garmani Indian Ocean 1944
Serrivomer jesperseni Crossthroat sawpalate Western Pacific 67 TL 1953
Serrivomer lanceolatoides Short-tooth sawpalate Atlantic and the Mediterr 65 TL 1916
Serrivomer samoensis Samoa sawtooth eel Pacific 63 TL 1959
Serrivomer schmidti Eastern Atlantic 65.7 TL 1953
Serrivomer sector Sawtooth eel Western Pacific 76 TL 1899



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