Category: Fishes | Resource

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).

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