Ophichthidae - Snake Eels, Worm Eels

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the ophichthiid fishes on the site. These include the Snake Eels and Worm Eels.

A Serpent Eel at Clifton Gardens, Sydney

A Serpent Eel at Clifton Gardens, Sydney
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

Apterichtus flavicaudus Sharpnose Snake Eel
Brachysomophis henshawi Henshaw's Snake Eel
Leiuranus semicinctus Saddled Snake Eel
Leiuranus versicolor Convict Snake Eel
Malvoliophis pinguis Halfband Snake Eel
Myrichthys colubrinus Harlequin Snake Eel
Myrichthys maculosus Ocellate Snake Eel
Ophichthid leptocephalus off Kona, Hawaii
Ophichthus bonaparti Purplebanded Snake Eel
Ophisurus serpens Serpent Eel

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Ophichthidae, Snake Eels, Worm Eels,