Species Details

@Devarapalli, Padmavathi

Level-finned Eel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anguilla bicolor
Family : Ambassidae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Indonesian Shortfin Eel
Habitat : Demersal,catadormous and nocturnal.
Description : The Level-finned Eel has got elongated and cylindrical body with compressed tail.Head is conical and flattened dorsally.Mouth is terminal and above is olive to bluish-brown in color and lighter in below.
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:Devarapalli, Padmavathi([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se