Marbled swamp eel

The Marbled swamp eel lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

The marbled swamp eel, Synbranchus marmoratus, has been recorded at up to 150 centimetres (59 in) in length, while the Bombay swamp eel, Monopterus indicus, reaches no more than 8.5 centimetres (3.3 in). More

Geographic range: Marbled swamp eels live in North and South America from Mexico to central Argentina. Marbled swamp eels are active at night, usually at the edge of the water. (Sullivan & Rogers. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission. More

Common names

Akomoe in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Akomoe in Saramaccan
Amerikanischer Kiemenschlitzaal in German (Deutsch)
Anevila in Spanish (español)
Anguila in Catalan (Català)
Anguila in Spanish (español)
anguila de lodo in Spanish (español)
Anguila de pantano in Spanish (español)
Anguille in Creole, French
Anguille in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Anguille in French (français)
Atinga in Spanish (español)
Awipa in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Awipa in Djuka
Culebra in Spanish (español)
Enguia-d'água-doce in Portuguese (Português)
Machi in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Machi in Djuka
maporro in Spanish (español)
Marbled eel in English
Marbled swamp eel in English
marmorated swamp eel in English
Marmoreret gælleål in Danish (dansk)
Marmorikutsa in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Marmorisuoankerias in Finnish (suomen kieli)
mottled swamp eel in English
Mramornyi slitnozhabernik in Russian (русский язык)
Muçu in Portuguese (Português)
Muçum in Portuguese (Português)
Mussum in Portuguese (Português)
Muu in Oyampi
Muu in South American Indian (Other)
Ogom in Carib
Ogom in Galibi
Peixe-cobra in Portuguese (Português)
Pirambóia in Portuguese (Português)
Punup in Palicur
Sneki fisi in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Sneki fisi in Saramaccan
Swamp eel in English
Zange in English
слитножаберник американский in Russian (русский язык)
合鰓魚 in Mandarin Chinese
合鳃鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Synbranchiformes
Family : Synbranchidae
Genus : Synbranchus
Species : Synbranchus marmoratus
Authority : Bloch, 1795