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Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822)

Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus

Systematic position:

Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Mastacembeliformes (Spiny eels) Family: Mastacembelidae Genus: Mastacembelus Species: M. pancalus

Synonyms: Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822), Mastacembelus punctatus (Valenciennes, 1832).

Common names:

In Bangladesh: Guchi, Pankal, Turi and Chirka

English: Striped spiny eel and Barred spiny eel.

In India: …read more