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Rice-paddy eel, Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Anguilliformes (Eels) Family: Ophichthidae (Snake eels and worm eels) Subfamily: Ophichthinae (Snake eels) Genus: Pisodonophis Species: P. boro

Common/local names English: Rice-paddy eel Bangladesh: Bamosh (বামোশ), Boro baim (বোরো বাইম), Kharu (খারু), Hijra (হিজরা), Kecho baim (কেঁচো বাইম) and Nol baim (নল বাইম).

Distributions: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Synonyms Conger …read more

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Indian mottled eel, Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis (Gray, 1831)

Indian mottled eel: Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis

Indian mottled eel: Anguilla bengalensis bengalensis

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Anguilliformes (Eels) Family: Anguillidae (Freshwater eels) Genus: Anguilla Species: A. bengalensis bengalensis

Synonyms Anguilla arracana McClelland, 1844 Anguilla bengalensis (Gray, 1831) Anguilla elphinstonei Sykes, 1839 Anguilla nebulosa nebulosa McClelland, 1844 Anguilla variegata McClelland, 1844 Muraena bengalensis Gray, 1831

Common/local names English: Indian mottled eel …read more

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Longfin snake-eel: Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1844)

Longfin snake-eel: Pisodonophis cancrivorus

Longfin snake-eel: Pisodonophis cancrivorus

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Anguilliformes (spiny eels) Family: Ophichthidae (snake eels) Genus: Pisodonophis Species: P. cancrivorus

Synonyms Myrophis chrysogaster Macleay, 1881 Ophichthus chilkensis Chaudhuri, 1916 Ophisurus cancrivorus Richardson, 1848 Ophisurus nigrepinnis …read more