Mottled eel

The Mottled eel lives in the demersal, catadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 3 - 10 m environment.

The African mottled eel is a species of eel in the genus Anguilla of the family Anguillidae. Showing the typical characteristics of the Anguillidae, this species grows to 1.75 m and as much as 20 kg. More

The Indian mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis, is a species of eel in the genus Anguilla of the family Anguillidae. It is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and neighbouring regions including the East Indies. More

The giant mottled eel Anguilla marmorata is distinguished from all other anguillid species by its mottled colour and the position of the dorsal fin. Adults have brown or black marbling on their backs over a grey-yellow background and a white belly. More

Kaupo on Maui last year is the giant mottled eel, which could harm native creatures. This giant mottled eel, or Anguilla marmorata, was found in a pond near Kaupo on Maui. The 10-pound, 39-inch alien eel poses a threat to native creatures. More

* Indian mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis Gray, 1831 * African mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis labiata Peters, 1852 * Indonesian shortfin eel, Anguilla bicolor bicolor McClelland, 1844 * Indian shortfin More

giant mottled eel, Anguilla marmorata, which is found sympatrically with A. celebesensis, but is also distributed up to southern Japan, may spawn in the western North Pacific. A recent population genetics study of A. marmorata worldwide showed that A. More

Article: Anguilla marmorata (Giant Mottled Eel) discovered in a new location: natural range expansion or recent human introduction? (1). More

African mottled eel Anguila bengalensis labiate. Another possibility is the adverse effect of competition between the three species for the river crab Potamon perlatus on the trout population (Hamilton, pers. comm.). More

Common names

African mottled eel in English
Indian longfin eel in English
Indian mottled eel in English
Indischer Langflossenaal in German (Deutsch)
Long finned eel in English
long-finned eel in English
Marmoreret ål in Danish (dansk)
Mottled eel in English
Nkhunga in Tumbuka
Nkunga in Nyanja
Pol mal aandha in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Úhoř indooceánský in Czech (česky)
云纹鳗鲡 in Mandarin Chinese
疏斑鰻鱺 in Mandarin Chinese
疏斑鳗鲡 in Mandarin Chinese
雲紋鰻鱺 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Anguillidae
Genus : Anguilla
Species : Anguilla nebulosa
Authority : McClelland, 1844