Anguilliformes eel

order 鳗鱼 eel

The Order Anguilliformes, or true eels, contains 20 families and about 820 species. Species are usually long and slender, with long-based dorsal and anal fins that are continuous with the caudal fin (if present) in all but one species. All species lack pelvic fins, and some groups lack pectoral fins. Scales are usually absent, or if present, are embedded in skin. Most species are nocturnal and live in shallow waters, burrowing into sandy or muddy bottoms, or hiding in crevices, caves and holes on coral and rocky reefs. Most true eels are predators and belong to one of three families: Congridae (Conger eels), Muraenidae (Moray Eels) and Ophichthidae (snake eels and worm eels). Families:Congridae conger eels , Muraenidae moray eels , Ophichthidae snake eels

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Ariosoma scheelei Tropical conger eel

Ophichthus altipennis Highfin snake eel

Echidna polyzona Barred moray eel

Gymnothorax albimarginatus Whitemargin moray eel

Ariosoma scheelei Tropical conger eel

Heteroconger hassi Spotted Garden Eel

Gymnothorax herrei Palechin moray eel

Gymnomuraena zebra Zebra Moray Eel

Gorgasia maculata Whitespotted garden eel

Gymnothorax melatremus Dwarf moray eel

Ophichthus polyophthalmus Large spotted snake eel

Enchelycore pardalis Leopard moray eel

Myrichthys maculosus Spotted snake eel

Echidna polyzona Barred moray eel

Gymnothorax zonipectis Barredfin moray eel

Apterichtus klazingai Sharpsnout snake eel

Gymnothorax thyrsoideus White-eyed moray eel

Brachysomophis cirrocheilos Stargazer snake eel

Gymnothorax meleagris Whitemouth Moray eel

Rhinomuraena quaesita Ribbon eel

Gymnomuraena zebra Zebra Moray Eel

Gymnothorax chlamydatus Banded mud moray eel

Echidna nebulosa Snowflake moray eel

Ophichthus bonaparti Napoleon Snake Eel

Brachysomophis henshawi Reptilian snake eel

Gymnothorax favagineus Honeycomb Moray Eel

Callechelys lutea Yellow-spotted snake eel

Gymnothorax fimbriatus Fimbriated moray eel

Ariosoma fasciatum Barred Sand Conger Eel

Rhinomuraena quaesita Ribbon eel

Gymnothorax castaneus Panamic green moray eel

Heteroconger hassi Spotted Garden Eel