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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae Snake eels
Subfamily: Myrophinae
Genus: Pseudomyrophis

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5 species
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Max. Length 25.9 cm TL

 
Pseudomyrophis atlanticus
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Southwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 26 cm NG
Pseudomyrophis frio (Jordan & Davis, 1891)

Photo by Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Pseudomyrophis frio
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Pseudomyrophis fugesae
[Diminutive worm eel]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Pseudomyrophis micropinna Wade, 1946

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Pseudomyrophis micropinna
[Plain worm eel]
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Max. Length 36.7 cm TL

 
Pseudomyrophis nimius
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudomyrophis atlanticus Eastern Atlantic 25.9 TL 1975
Pseudomyrophis frio Southwest Atlantic. 26 NG 1891
Pseudomyrophis fugesae Diminutive worm eel Western Atlantic. 1989
Pseudomyrophis micropinna Plain worm eel Eastern Central Pacific 16 TL 1946
Pseudomyrophis nimius Atlantic 36.7 TL 1960



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