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

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Phaenomonas cooperae Palmer, 1970

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Phaenomonas cooperae
[Short-maned sand-eel]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Phaenomonas longissima (Cadenat & Marchal, 1963)

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Phaenomonas longissima
[Short-maned Sand Eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 53.5 cm TL
Phaenomonas pinnata Myers & Wade, 1941

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Phaenomonas pinnata
[Elastic eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Phaenomonas cooperae Short-maned sand-eel Indo-Pacific 59 TL 1970
Phaenomonas longissima Short-maned Sand Eel Atlantic Ocean 50 TL 1963
Phaenomonas pinnata Elastic eel Eastern Pacific 53.5 TL 1941



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