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Family: Myrocongridae Atlantic red eels



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53.8 cm TL
Myroconger compressus Günther, 1870

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Myroconger compressus
[Red eel]
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Max. Length 47.7 cm SL

 
Myroconger gracilis
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Max. Length 36.6 cm TL

 
Myroconger nigrodentatus
[Orange eel]
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Max. Length 38.3 cm TL

 
Myroconger prolixus
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Myroconger seychellensis Karmovskaya, 2006

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Myroconger seychellensis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myroconger compressus Red eel Eastern Atlantic 53.8 TL 1870
Myroconger gracilis Northwest Pacific 47.7 SL 1991
Myroconger nigrodentatus Orange eel Eastern Pacific. 36.6 TL 1995
Myroconger prolixus Western Pacific 38.3 TL 1995
Myroconger seychellensis Indian Ocean 45 TL 2006



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