Inhaca fringelip

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Inhaca fringelip
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae
Genus: Cirrhimuraena
Species: C. inhacae
Binomial name
Cirrhimuraena inhacae
(Smith, 1962)
  • Jenkinsiella inhacae Smith, 1962

The Inhaca fringelip[2] (Cirrhimuraena inhacae) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels).[3] It was described by J.L.B. Smith in 1962.[4] It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the western Indian Ocean, including Inhaca Island, Mozambique and Madagascar. Males can reach a maximum total length of 23 centimetres (9.1 in).[3]


  1. ^ Synonyms of Cirrhimuraena inhacae at
  2. ^ Common names of Cirrhimuraena inhacae at
  3. ^ a b Cirrhimuraena inhacae at
  4. ^ Smith, J. L. B., 1962 [ref. 6436] Sand-dwelling eels of the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Ichthyological Bulletin no. 24, 447-466, Pls. 63-68. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University