Family Muraenidae Rafinesque, 1810 – moray eels

Family Muraenidae Rafinesque, 1810 – moray eels

The Family Muraenidae includes 2 subfamilies and 16 genera [Utropteryginae: (Anarchias, Channomuraena, Cirrimaxilla, Scuticaria and Uropterygius)] and [Muraeninae: (Diaphenchelys, Echidna, Enchelycore, Enchelynassa, Gymnomuraena, Gymnothorax, Monopenchelys, Muraena, Pseudechidna, Rhinomuraena and Strophidon)]

There are 2 subfamilies, 16 genera and 203 species currently recognized: [Uropteryiginae: Anarchias (10), Channomuraena (2), Cirrimaxilla (1), Scuticaria (2) and Uropterygius (21)] and [Muraeninae: Diaphenchelys (2), Echidna (11), Enchelycore (12), Enchelynassa (1), Gymnomuraena (1), Gymnothorax (125), Monopenchelys (1), Muraena (9), Pseudechidna (1), Rhinomuraena (1) and Strophidon (3)]

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GENUS Anarchias

 


GENUS Channomuraena

 

GENUS Cirrimaxilla

 

GENUS Scuticaria

 

GENUS Uropterygius

 

GENUS Diaphenchelys

 

GENUS Echidna

 

GENUS Enchelycore

 

GENUS Enchelynassa

 

GENUS Gymnomuraena

 

GENUS Gymnothorax

 

GENUS Monopenchelys

 

GENUS Muraena

 

GENUS Pseudechidna

 

GENUS Rhinomuraena

 

GENUS Strophidon

 

 

Muraenidae PDF - Full Classification

Family Muraenidae moray eels

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Family Muraenidae