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Brachysomophis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Ophichthidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Eel
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Similar  Crocodile snake eel, Brachysomophis cirrocheilos, Eel, Callechelys, Ophichthus

Brachysomophis is a genus of eels in the snake eel family Ophichthidae.

Species

There are currently 7 recognized species in this genus:

  • Brachysomophis atlanticus Blache & Saldanha, 1972
  • Brachysomophis cirrocheilos (Bleeker, 1857) (Stargazer snake-eel)
  • Brachysomophis crocodilinus (E. T. Bennett, 1833) (Crocodile snake-eel)
  • Brachysomophis henshawi D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1904 (Reptilian snake-eel)
  • Brachysomophis longipinnis J. E. McCosker & J. E. Randall, 2001 (Sharp-fanged snake eel)
  • Brachysomophis porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
  • Brachysomophis umbonis J. E. McCosker & J. E. Randall, 2001
  • References

    Brachysomophis Wikipedia