Species Details


Giant Molted Eel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anguilla marmorata
Family : Ambassidae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Marbled Eel
Habitat : Demersal,catadormous and nocturnal.
Description : The elongated body of Giant Molted Eel is cylindrical and compressed along tail.Head is rounded and body color ranges from yellowish to olive brown.Beneath their body shows lighter in appearance.
Distribution in Bangladesh
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:FAO([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se