Slender worm-eel

The Slender worm-eel lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 20 m environment.

English: Slender worm-eel; Gela (Solomon Islands): Poli ni tahi. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS May reach 55.1 in (140 cm) in length. It has a wormlike, very elongated body with yellow to reddish coloration. The dorsal and anal fins are reduced to low folds. More

Common names

Hadař červovitý in Czech (česky)
Serpenton mince in French (français)
Slender worm-eel in English
Tieso in sp
Tieso esbelto in Spanish (español)
Worm-eel in English
蠕形小龜鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
蠕形小龜鰻 in Unknown
蠕形小龟鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
蠕形小龟鳗 in Unknown

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Leptenchelys
Species : Leptenchelys vermiformis
Authority : Myers & Wade, 1941