Ocellated spiny eel

The Ocellated spiny eel lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The African Spiny Eel or Ocellated Spiny Eel has a most definite and unusual color pattern! As with most members of the spiny eel family, the attractiveness of this eel lies in its unusual color pattern andinteresting behavior. More

Common names

Bont stekelpaling in Afrikaans
Marbled spiny-eel in English
Ocellated spiny eel in English
睛斑非洲盲刺鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
睛斑非洲盲刺鳅 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Synbranchiformes
Family : Mastacembelidae
Genus : Mastacembelus
Species : Mastacembelus vanderwaali
Authority : Skelton, 1976