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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