Short-finned eel

The body is long and snakelike, roughly tubular and the head is small, with the jaws reaching back to below the eye or further.

The Short-finned Eel is similar. Eel larvae drift on the ocean currents and eventually reach coastal waters, where they metamorphose into elvers — tiny, semi-transparent eels. More

* Short-finned eel, Anguilla australis Richardson, 1841 * Indian mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis Gray, 1831 * African mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis labiata Peters, 1852 * Indonesian shortfin eel, Anguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, More

The short-finned eel, Anguilla australis, is one of the 15 species of eel in the family Anguillidae. More

Similar to the Short-finned eel but more commonly recorded in rivers than lakes. Preferred habitats include undercut banks and areas with snags. More

A voracious nocturnal predator, the Short-finned eel eats a variety of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and insects. Distribution and Abundance Distribution of the Short-finned eel Primarily a fish of coastal streams outside the Basin, there are occasional records from inland streams. More

the short-finned eel (Anguilla australis Rich.) from Pipiriki (44), Thames (24), and Christchurch (B); averages: 11.05 per cent. (A. aucklandi), and 2.41 per cent. (A. australis).—Each dot denotes a specimen. More

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short-finned eel, however, the dorsal fin starts much closer to the head on the long-finned eel. Often incorrectly referred to as conger eel in Victoria and NSW. They may also resemble lampreys, especially when small. More

trout, redfin and short-finned eel but all angling is prohibited. More

short-finned eel, tench, common galaxias, flat-headed gudgeon, southern pygmy perch, Tamar River goby, long-finned goby, goldfish, tupong and mosquitofish. It is not recommended as an angling water. More

extinction of New Zealand megafauna, the short-finned eel was a significant food resource. Present-day recreational anglers catch and eat them regularly, and New Zealand has a well-established commercial eel fishery. More

The Short-finned Eel is common throughout Melbourne's creeks, rivers & lakes. They prefer calm or slow moving waters, in which they live until ready to migrate to the Coral Sea off the coast of North Queensland, where they spawn millions of eggs and die. More

short-finned eel (Anguilla australis australis, Richardson) ...coefficients for the Australian short-finned eel (Anguilla australis australis, Richardson) Engin, K... More

The short-finned eel is the main species used. These two species of eel have the greatest potential for aquaculture as well. The short-finned eel is a temperate species, though found as far north as central Queensland. More

Like other angullids, short-finned eels are remarkably hardy: they can tolerate high water temperatures and low oxygen concentrations, endure long periods without food, and bury themselves in mud or sand and enter an energy-saving torpor when the water temperature drops below 50°F. More

Short-finned eels can be found in all Victorian coastal drainages. The long-finned eel (Anguilla reinhardtii) makes up the remainder of the catch and is found east of Wilson Promontory along the east coast of Australian to Cape York Peninsula. More

locate short-finned eel links and information about shortfinned eel ( Anguilla australis ) for the suburban community of Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. More

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Anguillidae
Genus : Anguilla
Species : Anguilla australis
Authority : Richardson, 1841