Species Details

@Randall, John E.

Lamnostoma orientalis

Oriental Sand Eel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Lamnostoma orientalis
Family : Ophichthidae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Oriental Worm Eel
Habitat : Estuaries and inshore waters in the Bay.
Description : The body of Oriental Sand Eel is elongated,more or less cylindrical with hard tip of tail.Head is conical and mouth is large.Their color ranges from dark grey to blue-black above to lateral line below.
description written by: Hajbun Tasnim Preety, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Randall, John E.([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se