Swamp eel

The Swamp eel lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish environment.

The marbled swamp eel, Synbranchus marmoratus, has been recorded at up to 150 centimetres (59 in) in length, while the Bombay swamp eel, Monopterus indicus, reaches no more than 8.5 centimetres (3.3 in). More

In addition to the name swamp eel, other English names used for members of this group of fish include rice eel, rice-paddy eel, and belut. What is the scientific name? Swamp eels belong to the family Synbranchidae. More

Asian Swamp Eel Invasion Increases in Southeast - ANS Digest (Nov 2000; PDF | 380 KB) Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. More

The name of the swamp eel is shan yu or 鳝鱼. Classification - The family includes about twenty species in four genera. More

swamp eel can eat is about the same as what a 9-inch largemouth bass can eat; due to mouth size, weak swimming attributes, and poor vision, swamp eels do not appear to be affecting native fish in canals. More

Swamp eels are sometimes mistaken for native American eels (Anguilla rostrata), although American eels differ in that they have pectoral fins, rayed dorsal, anal and caudal fins, and scales (although embedded). More

Creature Feature: Meet the Asian Swamp Eel, "the Animal Equivalent of the Kudzu Vine?" - Posted April 6th, 2009 by Bob Janiskee The Asian swamp eel is a pretty ugly fish, and its impact on native aquatic species in the Everglades may be just More

The Asian Swamp Eel can be found in various aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, ponds, rice paddies, marshes, swamps and drains. More

* Swamp eel: Information from Answers. More

About 20 feet long, giant swamp eels are black on their upper side and greyish green on the lower. They live in the rivers and open water of freshwater swamp. More

UF study: Asian swamp eel little threat to state’s $60 million aquaculture industry Filed under Environment, Florida, Research on Wednesday, April 26, 2006. RUSKIN, Fla. More

Swamp eels have mostly derived characteristics and are placed in the infradivision Eutelostei and are percomorphs. More

The Asian Swamp eel is one tough sumbitch, however, and scientists are so far baffled as to how they can be eradicated. They have the disturbing ability to breathe air and move on land as well as water. More

Wikimedia Commons Asian Swamp Eels: Let's Eat Them Asian Swamp Eels: Let's Eat Them = September 24, 2008 by Brad Sylvester Brad SylvesterBrad Sylvester * Published Content: 154 * Total Views: 379,356 More

Asian Swamp EelCommon Name: Asian Swamp Eel, Rice Eel Scientific Name: Monopterus Albus Classification: Phylum or Division: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii More

Impacts: Asian swamp eels were first introduced to the US in Hawaii in the early 1900s. This species adapts quickly to new environments. It has the potential to become widespread in the U.S. More

The Asian swamp eel is often found standing on the bottom part of its body stretching toward the surface of the water. More

Asian Swamp Eel Invades Florida - National Parks Magazine National Parks and Conservation Association March-April Magazine News USGS Scientists find new population of Asian Swamp Eels in Florida Everglades National Park Home Page 6-15eel1. More

Common names

anguila falsa in Spanish (español)
Dunkel gælleål in Danish (dansk)
Fatlips swamp eel in English
Obscure swamp eel in English
Swamp eel in English
穴栖蛇胸鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
穴栖蛇胸鳝 in Unknown
穴棲蛇胸鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
穴棲蛇胸鱔 in Unknown

Order : Synbranchiformes
Family : Synbranchidae
Genus : Ophisternon
Species : Ophisternon aenigmaticum
Authority : Rosen & Greenwood,1976