Striped Spiny Eel: Mastacembelus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Photofeature: Freshwater Fishes of Sunamganj Haor Area (Part M)

Macrognathus aral (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) [ Macrognathus aculeatus ] English Name: One-stripe spinyeel Bengali Name: Tara baim (তারা বাইম) IUCN (Bangladesh) Status: Vulnerable   Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) Mastacembelus pancalus (Valenciennes, 1832) English Name: Striped spinyeel, Barred spinyeel Bengali Name: