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Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels



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Facciolella castlei
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Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Facciolella equatorialis
[Dogface witch eel]
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Max. Length 61 cm TL

 
Facciolella gilbertii
[Dogface witch-eel]
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Max. Length 36.1 cm TL

 
Facciolella karreri
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 64.9 cm SL
Facciolella oxyrhyncha (Bellotti, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Facciolella oxyrhyncha
[Facciola's sorcerer]
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Facciolella saurencheloides
[]



Western Atlantic.
Max. Length 36.6 cm TL
Hoplunnis diomediana Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Hoplunnis diomediana
[Blacktail pikeconger]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 54.2 cm TL
Hoplunnis macrura Ginsburg, 1951

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hoplunnis macrura
[Freckled pike-conger]
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Max. Length 91.7 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis megista
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Max. Length 125 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis pacifica
[Silver pikeconger]
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Max. Length 55.5 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis punctata
[Slender duckbill eel]
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Hoplunnis schmidti
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Hoplunnis sicarius
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Max. Length 49.3 cm TL

 
Hoplunnis similis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Hoplunnis tenuis Ginsburg, 1951

Photo by Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Hoplunnis tenuis
[Spotted pike-conger]
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Leptocephalus bellottii
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Nettastoma falcinaris
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 79.8 cm TL
Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Nettastoma melanura
[Blackfin sorcerer]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Nettastoma parviceps Günther, 1877

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Nettastoma parviceps
[Duck-billed eel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm TL
Nettastoma solitarium Castle & Smith, 1981

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Nettastoma solitarium
[Solitary duckbill eel]
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Max. Length 55 cm SL

 
Nettastoma syntresis
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Max. Length 62 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys dionisi
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Max. Length 33.5 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys erroriensis
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Max. Length 46.7 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys exoria
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Max. Length 43.1 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys gephyra
[Bridge duckbill eel]
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Max. Length 42.3 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys inion
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Max. Length 24.8 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys paxtoni
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Max. Length 20.1 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys pygmaea
[Pygmy pikeconger]
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Max. Length 53.3 cm TL

 
Nettenchelys taylori
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Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Saurenchelys cancrivora
[Slender sorcerer]
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Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Saurenchelys cognita
[Longface eel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Saurenchelys fierasfer
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Saurenchelys finitimus
[Whitsunday wire eel]
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Saurenchelys lateromaculatus
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Max. Length 44.2 cm TL

 
Saurenchelys meteori
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Saurenchelys stylura
[Pillar wire eel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 34.2 cm TL
Saurenchelys taiwanensis Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Saurenchelys taiwanensis
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Venefica multiporosa Karrer, 1983

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Venefica multiporosa
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Venefica ocella
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Worldwide in tropical, su
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Venefica proboscidea (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Venefica proboscidea
[Whipsnout sorcerer]
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Max. Length 108.8 cm TL

 
Venefica procera
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Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Venefica tentaculata
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Facciolella castlei Southeast Pacific 1985
Facciolella equatorialis Dogface witch eel Eastern Central Pacific 90 TL 1891
Facciolella gilbertii Dogface witch-eel Eastern Central Pacific 61 TL 1899
Facciolella karreri Western Indian Ocean 36.1 TL 1995
Facciolella oxyrhyncha Facciola's sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 64.9 SL 1883
Facciolella saurencheloides Western Indian Ocean 1928
Hoplunnis diomediana Blacktail pikeconger Western Atlantic. 36.6 TL 1896
Hoplunnis macrura Freckled pike-conger Western Central Atlantic 54.2 TL 1951
Hoplunnis megista Western Central Atlantic 91.7 TL 1989
Hoplunnis pacifica Silver pikeconger Eastern Pacific. Needs a 125 TL 1968
Hoplunnis punctata Slender duckbill eel Eastern Atlantic 55.5 TL 1915
Hoplunnis schmidti Western Central Atlantic 1859
Hoplunnis sicarius Eastern Central Pacific 1899
Hoplunnis similis Western Central Atlantic 49.3 TL 1989
Hoplunnis tenuis Spotted pike-conger Western Atlantic 46 TL 1951
Leptocephalus bellottii Western Indian Ocean 1928
Nettastoma falcinaris Southeast Pacific 1985
Nettastoma melanura Blackfin sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 79.8 TL 1810
Nettastoma parviceps Duck-billed eel Indo-Pacific 82 TL 1877
Nettastoma solitarium Solitary duckbill eel Indo-West Pacific 46.5 TL 1981
Nettastoma syntresis Western Central Atlantic 55 SL 1981
Nettenchelys dionisi Eastern Central Atlantic 62 TL 1989
Nettenchelys erroriensis Western Indian Ocean 33.5 TL 1994
Nettenchelys exoria Western Central Atlantic 46.7 TL 1981
Nettenchelys gephyra Bridge duckbill eel Western Pacific 43.1 TL 1981
Nettenchelys inion Western Central Atlantic 42.3 TL 1981
Nettenchelys paxtoni Western Pacific 24.8 TL 1999
Nettenchelys pygmaea Pygmy pikeconger Western Central Atlantic 20.1 TL 1981
Nettenchelys taylori Western Indian Ocean 53.3 TL 1898
Saurenchelys cancrivora Slender sorcerer Eastern Atlantic 65 TL 1864
Saurenchelys cognita Longface eel Western Central Atlantic 36 TL 1989
Saurenchelys fierasfer Western Pacific 50 TL 1901
Saurenchelys finitimus Whitsunday wire eel Western Pacific 1935
Saurenchelys lateromaculatus Indo-West Pacific 1928
Saurenchelys meteori Western Indian Ocean 44.2 TL 2000
Saurenchelys stylura Pillar wire eel Western Pacific. 1913
Saurenchelys taiwanensis Western Pacific 34.2 TL 2004
Venefica multiporosa Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1982
Venefica ocella Eastern Pacific. 1899
Venefica proboscidea Whipsnout sorcerer Worldwide in tropical, su 100 TL 1888
Venefica procera Western Central Atlantic 108.8 TL 1883
Venefica tentaculata Western Pacific 90 TL 1899



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