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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pisodonophis boro Rice-paddy eel Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1822
Pisodonophis cancrivorus Longfin snake-eel Indo-Pacific 108 TL 1848
Pisodonophis copelandi Western Central Pacific 30.8 SL 1953
Pisodonophis daspilotus Blunt-toothed snake eel Eastern Pacific 68 TL 1898
Pisodonophis hijala Indo-Pacific. 1822
Pisodonophis hoeveni Hoeven's snake eel Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1853
Pisodonophis hypselopterus Asia 75 TL 1851
Pisodonophis sangjuensis Korean Snake eel Northwest Pacific 60.1 TL 2011
Pisodonophis semicinctus Eastern Central Atlantic 80 TL 1848



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