Muraenichthys elerae

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Muraenichthys elerae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Ophichthidae
Genus: Muraenichthys
Species: M. elerae
Binomial name
Muraenichthys elerae
Fowler, 1934

Muraenichthys elerae is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels).[1] It was described by Henry Weed Fowler in 1934.[2] It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the Philippines, in the western central Pacific Ocean.[1]


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  2. ^ Fowler, H. W., 1934 (20 Jan.) [ref. 1416] Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933): 233-367.