Japanese eel

Populations of the Japanese eel, along with anguillid eel populations worldwide, have declined drastically in recent years.

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The Japanese eel lives in the demersal, catadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 1 - 400 m environment.

The Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica, is a species of eel found in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, the East China Sea and the northern Philippines. Like the all the eels of its family, it is catadromous, meaning it lives parts of its life in both freshwater and saltwater. More

Japanese eel and food served at Edo Restaurant at the Hanoi Daewoo Hotel. More

Japanese eel pronunciation: How to pronounce Japanese eel in English = 367.335 words 303.777 pronunciations 221 languagesLog in Sign up All the words in the world. PronouncedAll the words in the world. More

Magnetosensitivity of the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica, was examined by conditioning and electrocardiography. More

In Asia, the Japanese eels spend from 5 to 20 years in freshwater and grow to a size of about 45cm or longer before reaching sexual maturity. At this time they descend to the sea toward their spawning ground. More

the case of the Japanese eel, spawning is likely affected by the gradual northward shift of a salinity front created by the meeting of high and low salinity waters. The front is detected by the adult spawning eels and recognised as the spawning grounds. More

because of the shortage of Japanese eel elver and the low price of European elver. However, most of the farmers failed to culture European eel. More

The Japanese eel has been a major target species for aquaculture in East Asia, and there have been many studies of eel aquaculture and related topics, such as disease control, artificial maturation, propagation, and searches for spawning sites. More

Japanese eel mitochondrial genome sequenced, especially in the noncoding region. More

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Common names

Anguila in Catalan (Català)
Anguila in Spanish (español)
Anguila japonesa in Spanish (español)
Anguilla giapponese in Italian (Italiano)
Anguille du Japon in French (français)
Anguille japonaise in French (français)
Asiatischer Aal in German (Deutsch)
Bái shàn in Mandarin Chinese
Bat sin in Cantonese
Bat sin in Chinese (中文)
Cá chình Nh?t in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá chình Nhật in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá chình Nhật Bản in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Casili in Bikol
Casili in Cebuano
Eel in English
Enguia in Portuguese (Português)
Enguia japonesa in Portuguese (Português)
Enguia-japonesa in Portuguese (Português)
Enguila japonesa in Portuguese (Português)
Freshwater eel in English
Igat in Tagalog
Japanese eel in English
Japanese eel in Tagalog
Japaninankerias in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Japanischer Aal in German (Deutsch)
Japanse paling in Dutch (Nederlands)
Japansk ål in Danish (dansk)
Japansk ål in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Japansk ål in Swedish (Svenska)
Japon yilan baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Jegulja japanska in Serbian (српски језик)
Kabayaki in Japanese (日本語)
Kasili in Cebuano
Kasili in Davawenyo
Kasili in Tagalog
Kasili in Waray-waray
Mán lí in Mandarin Chinese
Man ue in Cantonese
Man ue in Chinese (中文)
Mán yú in Mandarin Chinese
Paen-jang-ǒ in Korean (한국어)
Pla lai yee pun in Thai (ไทย)
Rí běn mán lí in Mandarin Chinese
Ubod in Hiligaynon
Úhoř japonský in Czech (česky)
Unagi in Japanese (日本語)
Wegorz japonski in Polish (polski)
Yaponskiy ugor' in Russian (русский язык)
ปลาไหลญี่ปุ่น in Thai (ไทย)
ウナギ in Japanese (日本語)
日本鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
日本鰻鱺 in Mandarin Chinese
日本鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
日本鳗鲡 in Mandarin Chinese
뱀장어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Anguillidae
Genus : Anguilla
Species : Anguilla japonica
Authority : Temminck and Schlegel, 1846