Ecology of Anguilla bengalensis
Main Ref. Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Anguilla bengalensis may be found.
Remarks Lives in freshwaters, but also occurs in estuaries and in the sea during early life and near maturity. Occurs in freshwater streams, pools and reservoirs and commonly found in mud substrates of tanks and in deep rock pools of rivers (Ref. 41236). Most common eel in Indian inland waters.


Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats