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

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Max. Length 39.5 cm TL

 
Yirrkala calyptra
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Yirrkala chaselingi
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Yirrkala fusca
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Max. Length 15.3 cm TL

 
Yirrkala gjellerupi
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Max. Length 25.8 cm TL

 
Yirrkala insolitus
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Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Yirrkala kaupii
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Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Yirrkala lumbricoides (Bleeker, 1864)

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Yirrkala lumbricoides
[Earthworm snake-eel]
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Yirrkala macrodon
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Yirrkala maculata
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Western Central Pacific.

Yirrkala misolensis (Günther, 1872)

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Yirrkala misolensis
[Misol snake eel]
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Yirrkala moluccensis
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Max. Length 43.4 cm TL

 
Yirrkala moorei
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Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Yirrkala omanensis
[Oman snake eel]
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Max. Length 43.8 cm TL

 
Yirrkala ori
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Yirrkala tenuis (Günther, 1870)

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Yirrkala tenuis
[Thin sand-eel]



15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Yirrkala calyptra Western Pacific 39.5 TL 2011
Yirrkala chaselingi Western Central Pacific. 1940
Yirrkala fusca Type locality is given as 1793
Yirrkala gjellerupi Asia 15.3 TL 1916
Yirrkala insolitus Western Pacific 25.8 TL 1999
Yirrkala kaupii Asia 35 TL 1858
Yirrkala lumbricoides Earthworm snake-eel Indo-Pacific. 44 TL 1864
Yirrkala macrodon Western Central Pacific 1863
Yirrkala maculata Western Central Pacific. 1964
Yirrkala misolensis Misol snake eel Western Central Pacific. 1872
Yirrkala moluccensis Western Central Pacific 1864
Yirrkala moorei Western Central Pacific 43.4 TL 2006
Yirrkala omanensis Oman snake eel Western Indian Ocean 23 TL 1939
Yirrkala ori Western Indian Ocean 43.8 TL 2011
Yirrkala tenuis Thin sand-eel Western Indian Ocean 53 TL 1870



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