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Ophichthidae (snake eels and worm eels)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Ophichthidae are a family of eels, commonly called worm eels and snake eels. The term "Ophichthidae" comes from Greek ophis ("serpent") and ichthys ("fish"). Snake eels are also burrowing eels, they are named for their physical appearance, they have long, cylindrical snakelike bodies.
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Genus

Ahlia (Worm eel) (1)
Allips (1)
Aplatophis (Snake eel) (2)
Aprognathodon (Snake eel) (1)
Apterichtus (Snake eel) (20)
Asarcenchelys (Worm eel) (1)
Bascanichthys (Sand eel) (16)
Benthenchelys (Worm eel) (3)
Brachysomophis (Snake eel) (7)
Caecula (Snake eel) (2)
Callechelys (Snake eel) (15)
Caralophia (Snake eel) (1)
Cirrhimuraena (Snake eel) (10)
Cirricaecula (Snake eel) (2)
Dalophis (5)
Echelus (4)
Echiophis (Snake eel) (3)
Ethadophis (Snake eel) (3)
Evips (Snake eel) (1)
Glenoglossa (Worm eel) (1)
Gordiichthys (Snake eel) (5)
Hemerorhinus (Snake eel) (2)
Herpetoichthys (2)
Hyphalophis (Snake eel) (1)
Ichthyapus (Snake eel) (6)
Kertomichthys (Snake eel) (1)
Lamnostoma (Snake eel) (5)
Leiuranus (Snake eel) (2)
Leptenchelys (Snake eel) (1)
Leptocephalus (1)
Letharchus (Snake eel) (3)
Lethogoleos (Snake eel) (1)
Leuropharus (Snake eel) (1)
Luthulenchelys (1)
Malvoliophis (Snake eel) (1)
Mixomyrophis (2)
Muraenichthys (Worm eel) (6)
Myrichthys (Snake eel) (11)
Myrophis (7)
Mystriophis (Snake eel) (2)
Neenchelys (Worm eel) (9)
Ophichthus (snake eels) (77)
Ophisurus (Snake eel) (2)
Paraletharchus (Snake eel) (2)
Phaenomonas (Snake eel) (3)
Phyllophichthus (Snake eel) (1)
Pisodonophis (Snake eel) (9)
Pseudomyrophis (Worm eel) (5)
Pylorobranchus (2)
Quassiremus (Snake eel) (4)
Rhinophichthus (1)
Schismorhynchus (Worm eel) (1)
Schultzidia (Worm eel) (2)
Scolecenchelys (20)
Scytalichthys (Snake eel) (1)
Skythrenchelys (2)
Stictorhinus (Snake eel) (1)
Suculentophichthus (1)
Xestochilus (1)
Xyrias (Snake eel) (4)
Yirrkala (Snake eel) (15)

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