Find the word definition


Xyrias is a genus of eels in the snake eel family Ophichthidae. It currently contains the following species:

  • Xyrias chioui McCosker, W. L. Chen & Hong Ming Chen, 2009
  • Xyrias guineensis ( Blache, 1975)
  • Xyrias multiserialis ( Norman, 1939) (Speckled snake-eel)
  • Xyrias revulsus D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1901 (Strict snake-eel)