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Scolecenchelys gymnota  (Bleeker, 1857)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 635868

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Muraenichthys gymnotus Bleeker, 1857
 
  Common Name(s): slender worm eel [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderElopomorpha   
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                               SuborderCongroidei   
                                  FamilyOphichthidae  – worm eels, snake eels, serpents de mer, tiesos  
                                     SubfamilyMyrophinae  – worm eels  
                                        TribeMyrophini   
                                           GenusScolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897  
                                              SpeciesScolecenchelys gymnota (Bleeker, 1857) – slender worm eel  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Scolecenchelys gymnota   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Castle, P. H. J., and John E. McCosker   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: A New Genus and Two New Species of Myrophine Worm-eels, with Comments on Muraenichthys and Scolecenchelys (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Records of the Australian Museum, vol. 51, no 2   
  Page(s): 113-122   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0067-1975   
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  Reference for: Scolecenchelys gymnota   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
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  Reference for: slender worm eel[English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  
       
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