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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Myrophinae
Genus: Skythrenchelys

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Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Skythrenchelys macrostomus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29.6 cm TL
Skythrenchelys zabra Castle & McCosker, 1999

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Skythrenchelys zabra
[Angry worm eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Skythrenchelys macrostomus Indo-Pacific 22.5 TL 1864
Skythrenchelys zabra Angry worm eel Indo-West Pacific 29.6 TL 1999



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