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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Ophichthidae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ophichthidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Fishes, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, IUCN, Angola Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Benin Species List, Bermuda Species List, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Brazil Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Cocos Islands Species List, Colombia Species List, Comoros Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Curacao Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Ghana Species List, Gibraltar Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mozambique Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Saint Barthelemy Species List, Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Lucia Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Taiwan Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Turks and Caicos Islands Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Gulf of Tomini Species List, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Java Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, North Pacific Species List, Red Sea Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Ophichthidae Günther 1870
Family recognized by World Register of Marine Species

Alternative Names

Asanoa Sychevskaya & Prokofyev 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bertinulus Whitley 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cecilia Rafinesque 1815
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Cirrihimuraena
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Echelidae
Synonym according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Leptocephalus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptocephalus Gronow 1763
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nardoechelys Taverne 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ophichthyidae
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database
Ophichtus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ophictus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

Armenian

Սրապոչ օձաձուկ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Zmijke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Slangalen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Käärmeankeriaat preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

German

Schlangenaale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

אפעוניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

siklóangolna-félék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ウミヘビ preferred

Lithuanian

Aštriauodegiai unguriai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

کرم‌ماهیان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Żmijakowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Острохвостые угри preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Swedish

Ormålar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Cá chình rắn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Ophichthidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Anguilliformes

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Anguilliformes
Ophichthidae (this page)

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Anguilliformes
Ophichthidae (this page)