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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Nettastomatidae Duckbill eels

Genus: Venefica

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Venefica multiporosa Karrer, 1983

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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)

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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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5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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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