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

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Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Caecula kuro
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Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Caecula pterygera
[Finny snake eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caecula kuro Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1947
Caecula pterygera Finny snake eel Indian Ocean 30 TL 1794



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