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Anguilla bengalensis (Gray, 1831)

Indian mottled eel
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Anguillidae (Freshwater eels)
Etymology: Anguilla: Latin, anguilla, .-ae = eel (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Gray.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten bentopelagisk; katadrom (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 23°N - 33°S

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Asia: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and the East Indies. Reported from Nepal (Ref. 9496, 12045) and Bangladesh (Ref. 1479).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 200 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 85009); common length : 80.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4832); publicerad maxvikt: 6.0 kg (Ref. 1479)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 250-305; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 220 - 250; Ryggkotor: 106 - 112. Body elongate, head conical, flattened dorsally. Mouth terminal, lips prominent, narrow bands of teeth on jaws, broad band on vomer.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Lives in freshwaters, but also occurs in estuaries and in the sea during early life and near maturity (Ref. 4832). 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. There exists a good export market for both live elvers and eels. Highly prized as food fish because of its nutritional value. Fish mucous from live fish mixed with rice or wheat flour is used as medicine for arthritis (Ref. 44150).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. vol 1. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. 541 p. (Ref. 4832)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Near Threatened (NT) ; Date assessed: 11 April 2012

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell; Vattenbruk: trolig framtida användning; sportfisk: ja
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.2 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 292 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00079 (0.00039 - 0.00164), b=3.16 (2.99 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mycket låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mer än 14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (86 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.