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  • 1 pore behind eye
    D origin behind gill opening by 1-2X pectoral length
    Myrophis anterodorsalis, Longfin worm eel
    roof of mouth: teeth in 1 row
  • 2 pores behind eye
    D origin midway between gill opening & anus
    Myrophis platyrhynchus, Broadnose worm eel
  • 1 pore behind eye
    D origin behind gill opening by > 3 X pectoral length
    Myrophis plumbeus, Leaden worm eel
    roof of mouth: 2-3 rows teeth
  • 1 pore behind eye
    D origin ~ midway between gill opening & anus
    Myrophis punctatus, Speckled worm eel