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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguillidae 
AphiaID: 125425

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfreshwater eels  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorålefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorålefamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoregentliga ålar  [details]
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taxa (133)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla Schrank, 1798
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla oxycephala De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla var. macrocephala De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla var. mucrocephala De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla var. ornithorhyncha De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla dieffenbachii Gray, 1842
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla interioris Whitley, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla luzonensis Watanabe, Aoyama & Tsukamoto, 2009
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla malgumora Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla megastoma Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nebulosa McClelland, 1844
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nebulosa labiata (Peters, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis labiata (Peters, 1852)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nebulosa nebulosa McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nigricans Chu & Wu, 1984
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla obscura Günther, 1872
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla reinhardtii Steindachner, 1867
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis Richardson, 1841 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis australis Richardson, 1841 (alternate representation)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis australis Richardson, 1841
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis occidentalis Schmidt, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis australis Richardson, 1841
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis (Gray, 1831) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831) (alternate representation)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis labiata (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor McClelland, 1844 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844 (alternate representation)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor pacifica Schmidt, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla acutirostris Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla aegyptiaca Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla altirostris Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla amblodon Günther, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla ancestralis Ege, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla ancidda Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguillai (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguillia (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla arracana McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla aterrima Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla austrata Richardson, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla australis australis Richardson, 1841
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bibroni Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolour accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor McClelland, 1844
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolour bicolour McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bleekeri Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla blephura Rafinesque, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla borneensis Popta, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla malgumora Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla brevirostris Cisternas, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla callensis Guichenot, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla canariensis Valenciennes, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla cantori Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla capensis Kaup, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla capitone Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla celebensis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla cellebesensis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla chrisypa Rafinesque, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla cloacina Bonaparte, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla conger (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla cubana Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla cuvieri Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla delalandi Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla delalandii Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla dieffenbachi Gray, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla dieffenbachii Gray, 1842
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla dussumieri Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla elphinstonei Sykes, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla elphinstonei Sykes, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nebulosa McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla eurystoma Heckel & Kner, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla fluviatilis Heckel & Kner, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla fluviatilis Anslijn, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla fluviatilis Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla hibernica Couch, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla hildebrandti Peters, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla huangi Teng, Lin & Tzeng, 2009 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla luzonensis Watanabe, Aoyama & Tsukamoto, 2009
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla johannae Günther, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla kieneri Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla labiata (Peters, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis labiata (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla laticanda Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla laticauda Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla latirostris Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla linnei Malm, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla lutea Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla macrophthalma (Peters, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis labiata (Peters, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla macrops Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla malabarica Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marginata Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marina (Nardo, 1847) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmolata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mauritiana Bennett, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mediorostris Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla melanochir Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla microptera Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla migratoria Krøyer, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla moa Bleeker, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla morena Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mowa Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla myriaster Brevoort, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nilotica Heckel, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla nilotica Kaup, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla novaeorleanensis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla novaeterrae Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla oblongirostris Blanchard, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla obtusa Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla oceanica Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla pacifica Schmidt, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor pacifica Schmidt, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla platycephala Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla platyrhynchus Costa, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla punctatissima Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla reinhardti Steindachner, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla reinhardtii Steindachner, 1867
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla remifera Jordan & Evermann, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla savignyi Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla septembrina Bonaparte, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla serpens Shaw, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthus ophis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla spengeli Weber, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla tenuirostris DeKay, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla texana Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla tyrannus Girard, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla variegata McClelland, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla virescens (Peters, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris Shaw, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris fluviatilis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris lacustus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris macrocephala De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris marina Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris ornithorhincha De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris platyura De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla vulgaris Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla wabashensis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla xanthomelas Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAngill accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla Schrank, 1798
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAngill angill (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTribranchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla Schrank, 1798
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTribranchus anguillaris Peters, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually catadromous fishes in tropical and temperate waters, except eastern Pacific and south Atlantic. Eellike body with minute or embedded scales. Well developed pectorals but no pelvic fins; dorsal and caudal fin confluent with anal fin. All species are important food fishes and are sold fresh, smoked, or canned. Important aquaculture species based on captured juveniles (elvers); widely introduced. All spend their juvenile and adult live in freshwater, returning to the ocean to spawn and die. The leptocephalus larvae are marine. There is some doubt as to the validity of some of the fifteen species currently recognized.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125425
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Anguillidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125425 on 2014-09-18
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