Freshwater snake-eel

The Freshwater snake-eel lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The freshwater Snake-eel (Lamnostoma kampeni) is also an unusual inhabitant of these waters. Also found here are a wide array of mollusks, including four genera of freshwater spring snails (Kanakyella, Pidaconomus, Caledoconcha, and Leiorhagium) that have recently been described. More

Common names

Freshwater snake-eel in English
Hadař novoguinejský in Czech (česky)
Puhi popooru in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
坎氏粗犁鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
坎氏粗犁鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Lamnostoma
Species : Lamnostoma kampeni
Authority : Weber & de Beaufort, 1916