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Callechelys marmorata

(Bleeker 1854)

Callechelys marmorata was originally described as Dalophis marmorata by Bleeker in 1854. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Marbled snake eel but has many other common names such as Marbled snake eel in Australia, Marbled snake eel in South Africa, Marbled snake eel in Micronesia, Federated States, Marbled snake-eel in Sodwana, Marmer-slangpaling in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   marmorata
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1854
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Original Name   Dalophis        
Taxon Name   marmorata
Original Combination   Dalophis marmorata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dalophis marmorata
OriginalSubGenus   Dalophis
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sibogha, western Sumatra [Sibolga, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, Eastern Indian Ocean].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1867.11.28.260
Page   247

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Callechelys marmorata
Current Species   marmorata
Current Genus Callechelys
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1854
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 2 to 37 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Callechelys marmorata  (Bleeker 1854). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Callechelys marmoratus (Bleeker 1854) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:34 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:116 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:12 [ref. 13251], Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:56 [ref. 23977], Kishimoto 1997:18 [ref. 24967], Nakabo 2000:225 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:225 [ref. 26001]). •Valid as Callechelys marmorata (Bleeker 1854) -- (Dor 1984:35 [ref. 29757], McCosker & Castle 1986:178 [ref. 5690], Randall et al. 1990:44 [ref. 15987], Goren & Dor 1994:8 [ref. 25356], Randall et al. 1997:44 [ref. 25919], McCosker 1998:202 [ref. 23298], Myers 1999:56 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:62 [ref. 24106], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], Allen 2000:84 [ref. 37268], McCosker in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S95 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:31 [ref. 28239], McCosker et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29006], Randall 2007:65 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:352 [ref. 31342], McCosker et al. 2011:275 [ref. 31452], Allen & Erdmann 2012:104 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2015:64 [ref. 33895], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Ho et al. 2015:167 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:43 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:27 [ref. 36273]).

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bilinearis Callechelys bilinearis Kanazawa [R. H.] 1952Valid
bitaeniata Callechelys bitaeniata (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Valid
canaliculatus Callechelys canaliculatus Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Synonym
catostoma Callechelys catostoma (Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Valid
catostomus Callechelys catostomus (Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Synonym
cliffi Callechelys cliffi Böhlke [J. E.] & Briggs [J. C.] 1954Valid
eristigma Callechelys eristigma McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Valid
eristigmus Callechelys eristigmus McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Synonym
fijiensis Callechelys fijiensis Seale [A.] 1935Synonym
galapagensis Callechelys galapagensis McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Valid
guichenoti Callechelys guichenoti Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
guineensis Callechelys guineensis (Osório [B.] 1893)Valid
holochroma Callechelys holochroma (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Synonym
kuro Callechelys kuro (Kuroda [N.] 1947)Valid
leucoptera Callechelys leucoptera (Cadenat [J.] 1954)Valid
longissimus Callechelys longissimus Cadenat [J.] & Marchal [E.] 1963Synonym
lutea Callechelys lutea Snyder [J. O.] 1904Valid
luteus Callechelys luteus Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
maculatus Callechelys maculatus Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981Valid
marmoratus Callechelys marmoratus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
melanotaenia Callechelys melanotaenia Bleeker [P.] 1864Synonym
melanotaenius Callechelys melanotaenius Bleeker [P.] 1864Synonym
muraena Callechelys muraena Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1887Valid
myersi Callechelys myersi Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1932Synonym
nebulosus Callechelys nebulosus Smith [J. L. B.] 1962Synonym
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