Thompson's snake eel

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Thompson's snake eel
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M. thompsoni
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Muraenichthys thompsoni
Jordan & Richardson, 1908

The Thompson's snake eel [1] (Muraenichthys thompsoni) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). [2] It was described by David Starr Jordan and Robert Earl Richardson in 1908. [3] It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the western central Pacific Ocean, including Vietnam, Australia, and the Philippines. [2]

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References

  1. Common names of Muraenichthys thompsoni at www.fishbase.org.
  2. 1 2 Muraenichthys thompsoni at www.fishbase.org.
  3. Jordan, D. S., and R. E. Richardson, 1908 (16 Dec.) [ref. 2492] Fishes from islands of the Philippine Archipelago. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries v. 27(Doc. 640) (for 1907): 233-287.