COPEPEDIA
Anguilliformes
eels
T5000057       Quick-Link [ https://copepedia.org/?id=T5000057 ]
Order ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0010295 | ITIS: 0161123 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Elopomorpha
   
Animalia
Kingdom
: Chordata
Phylum
: Vertebrata
Subphylum
: Gnathostomata
Superclass
: Actinopterygii
Class
: Teleostei
Infraclass
: Elopomorpha
Superorder
: Anguilliformes
Order


In the map above, the DARK BLUE DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (5347 obs globally),
while light-blue dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (108350 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (0 sites globally).
 
The photos above are of this taxon and its taxonomic siblings.
Click on the photobox to see a gallery of all the photos.

DATABASE Info


5347 quantitative-obs
108350 non-quantitative
MOLECULAR Info


3410 barcodes

This Order currently has 16 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 62 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

Want to see an alphabetical list of ALL families or genera or species within this taxa group? Click on the blue (text) link to the left.

#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Anguillidae
Rafinesque, 1810
eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000166
WoRMS-ID:   125425

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   17
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   394
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   35336
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   792
no photos
currently available
2
  Chlopsidae
Rafinesque, 1815
false morays
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000398
WoRMS-ID:   125426

# of direct Siblings:   8
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   28
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   33
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2167
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   73
no photos
currently available
3
  Colocongridae
Smith, 1976
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5002236
WoRMS-ID:   151816

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   11
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   315
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
4
  Congridae
Kaup, 1856
conger eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000429
WoRMS-ID:   125427

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   34
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1905
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   28731
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   644
no photos
currently available
5
  Derichthyidae
Gill, 1884
longneck eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000483
WoRMS-ID:   125428

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   4
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1080
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   14
no photos
currently available
6
  Heterenchelyidae
Regan, 1912
mud eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000655
WoRMS-ID:   125429

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   10
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   112
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
7
  Moringuidae
Gill, 1885
spaghetti eels; worm eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000927
WoRMS-ID:   151813

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   16
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   371
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1914
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   41
no photos
currently available
8
  Muraenesocidae
Kaup, 1859
false conger eels; pike congers
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000935
WoRMS-ID:   125430

# of direct Siblings:   6
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   20
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   12
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1105
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   92
no photos
currently available
9
  Muraenidae
Rafinesque, 1815
morays
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000936
WoRMS-ID:   125431

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   18
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   778
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   18926
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   986
no photos
currently available
10
  Myrocongridae
Gill, 1890
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5015346
WoRMS-ID:   151815

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   20
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available
11
  Nemichthyidae
Kaup, 1859
snipe eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000974
WoRMS-ID:   125432

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   13
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   62
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   8759
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   67
no photos
currently available
12
  Nettasomatidae
Family   [ "unknown" ]   T5002247
WoRMS-ID:   0

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   11
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available
13
  Nettastomatidae
Kaup, 1859
duckbill eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5000987
WoRMS-ID:   125433

# of direct Siblings:   6
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   38
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   798
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2033
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   90
no photos
currently available
14
  Ophichthidae
Günther, 1870
worm eels; snake eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5001012
WoRMS-ID:   125434

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   57
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   3341
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   11453
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   394
no photos
currently available
15
  Serrivomeridae
Trewavas, 1932
sawtooth eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5002038
WoRMS-ID:   125435

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   12
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   16
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   6222
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   42
no photos
currently available
16
  Synaphobranchidae
Johnson, 1862
cutthroat eels; deepsea eels
Family   [ "accepted" ]   T5001320
WoRMS-ID:   125436

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   14
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   24
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   14089
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   142
no photos
currently available



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Last Updated:   2020-Dec-03