Taxon profile


Anguilla Schrank, 1798

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  family Anguillidae - freshwater eels

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Trypanosoma granulosum Laveran & Mesnil, 1902

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Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Eel

Anguilla anguilla - European Eel

species Anguilla australis Richardson, 1841 - Australian Shortfinned Eel

Anguilla australis - Australian Shortfinned Eel

species Anguilla bengalensis (Gray, 1831)
species Anguilla bicolor McClelland, 1844 - Indonesian Shortfin Eel
species Anguilla borneensis Popta, 1924
species Anguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856 - Celebes Longfin Eel
species Anguilla dieffenbachii Gray, 1942 - Longfinned Eel
species Anguilla interioris Whitley, 1938 - Highlands Long-finned Eel
species Anguilla japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 - Japanese Eel
species Anguilla malgumora Kaup, 1856 - Indonesian Longfinned Eel
species Anguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 - Giant Mottled Eel
species Anguilla megastoma Kaup, 1856 - Pacific Long-finned Eel

Anguilla megastoma - Pacific Long-finned Eel

species Anguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852) - African Longfin Eel
species Anguilla nebulosa McClelland, 1844 - African Mottled Eel
species Anguilla nigricans Chu & Wu in Chu, 1984
species Anguilla obscura Günther, 1872 - Brown Eel
species Anguilla reinhardtii Steindachner, 1867 - Long-finned Eel
species Anguilla rostrata (Le Sueur, 1817) - American Eel

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/233]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Anguilla Schrank, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e790252f-d35e-4bdb-ae10-7c2980c0e1f3]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anguilla Schrank, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015

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