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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Ophichthinae
Genus: Gordiichthys

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Max. Length 40.6 cm TL

 
Gordiichthys combibus
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Gordiichthys ergodes
[Irksone eel]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Gordiichthys irretitus Jordan & Davis, 1891

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Gordiichthys irretitus
[Horsehair eel]
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Gordiichthys leibyi
[String eel]
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Gordiichthys randalli
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gordiichthys combibus Eastern Central Pacific 40.6 TL 2001
Gordiichthys ergodes Irksone eel Western Central Atlantic 1989
Gordiichthys irretitus Horsehair eel Western Central Atlantic 76 TL 1891
Gordiichthys leibyi String eel Western Central Atlantic 1984
Gordiichthys randalli Western Central Atlantic 1984



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