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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae Moray eels
Subfamily: Muraeninae
Genus: Echidna

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Echidna amblyodon Sulawesi moray Western Central Pacific 20.5 TL 1856
Echidna catenata Chain moray Western Atlantic 165 TL 1795
Echidna delicatula Mottled moray Indo-Pacific 65 TL 1856
Echidna leucotaenia Whiteface moray Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1943
Echidna nebulosa Starry moray Indo-Pacific 100 TL 1789
Echidna nocturna Palenose moray Eastern Pacific 71 TL 1872
Echidna peli Pebbletooth moray Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1856
Echidna polyzona Barred moray Indo-Pacific 72.3 TL 1845
Echidna rhodochilus Pink-lipped moray eel Indo-West Pacific 33.8 TL 1863
Echidna unicolor Unicolor moray Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1953
Echidna xanthospilos Yellow-spotted moray Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1859



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