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

(See list of species below)



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Enchelycore anatina (Lowe, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Enchelycore anatina
[Fangtooth moray]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Enchelycore bayeri (Schultz, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Enchelycore bayeri
[Bayer's moray]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Enchelycore bikiniensis (Schultz, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Enchelycore bikiniensis
[Bikini Atoll moray]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Enchelycore carychroa Böhlke & Böhlke, 1976

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Enchelycore carychroa
[Chestnut moray]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Enchelycore kamara Böhlke & Böhlke, 1980

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Enchelycore kamara
[Dark-spotted moray]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Enchelycore lichenosa (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelycore lichenosa
[Reticulate hookjaw moray]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Enchelycore nigricans (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Enchelycore nigricans
[Viper moray]
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Max. Length 22.3 cm TL

 
Enchelycore nycturanus
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Enchelycore octaviana (Myers & Wade, 1941)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Enchelycore octaviana
[Slenderjaw moray]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 92 cm TL
Enchelycore pardalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Enchelycore pardalis
[Leopard moray eel]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Enchelycore ramosa (Griffin, 1926)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelycore ramosa
[Mosaic moray]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Enchelycore schismatorhynchus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Enchelycore schismatorhynchus
[White-margined moray]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Enchelycore anatina Fangtooth moray Eastern Atlantic 120 TL 1838
Enchelycore bayeri Bayer's moray Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1953
Enchelycore bikiniensis Bikini Atoll moray Pacific Ocean 60 TL 1953
Enchelycore carychroa Chestnut moray Western Atlantic 34 TL 1976
Enchelycore kamara Dark-spotted moray Western Central Pacific 53 TL 1980
Enchelycore lichenosa Reticulate hookjaw moray Northwest Pacific 90 TL 1901
Enchelycore nigricans Viper moray Western Atlantic 100 TL 1788
Enchelycore nycturanus Western Indian Ocean 22.3 TL 2002
Enchelycore octaviana Slenderjaw moray Eastern Pacific 91 TL 1941
Enchelycore pardalis Leopard moray eel Indo-Pacific 92 TL 1846
Enchelycore ramosa Mosaic moray Pacific Ocean 150 TL 1926
Enchelycore schismatorhynchus White-margined moray Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1853



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