Eel scientific name

Eel scientific name Ayah Rebhi Hilles1, Syed Mahmood2* and Ridzwan Hashim1
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Corresponding author:

Ayah Rebhi Hilles, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic
University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Email:

Short Communication

Asian swamp eel usually determined in freshwater regions like
paddy discipline and it’s far local to the tropical and subtropical regions

of India, China, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia
. It is usually determined in torpid moving. It is nocturnal,
and constantly burrows into the dust and small moist spaces

Itconsumes extraordinary sorts of invertebrate and vertebrate prey
consisting of frogs and fish [3]. Asian swamp eel considers as a
sequential hermaphrodite as all all of them born and mature as
ladies then later they rework into males

There are 24 species of Asian swamp eel (as proven in
the Table1) beneathneath 4 genera (Macrotrema, Monopterus,
Ophisternon and Synbranchus) that are beneathneath Synbranchidae

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dienbienensis ND Asia Vietnam ND ND [11]
digressus Blind eel Asia India (Kerala) 16.1cm [12]
Monopterus eapeni Malabar Swamp

Eel Asia India (Kerala) 16cm ND [13]

Malabar swamp
eel Asia India (Kerala) 23cm [14]

Indian spaghettieel Asia India 22cm ND [15]
ichthyophoides Scaled swamp eel Asia India 18.7cm [16]

Bombay swamp
eel Asia India
(Maharashtra) 8.5cm [17]

Monopterus roseni ND Asia India (Kerala) 176mm [18]
Obscure swamp

eel Central America Guatemala 80cm [19]
Ophisternon afrum Guinea swamp eel Eastern Central
Atlantic Guinea, Bissau 53.5cm [20]

bengalense Bengal dust eel Asia and Oceania India,
Australia 100cm [21]
candidum Blind cave eel Oceania Western
Australia 40cm [22]
Current Trends in Biomedical Engineering & Biosciences

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Classification of Asian Swamp Eel Species. Curr Trends Biomedical Eng & Biosci. 2018; 15(1):
555901. DOI: 10.19080/CTBEB.2018.15.555901. 003

Australian swamp
eel Oceania Northern
Australia 60cm [23]

infernale Blind swamp eel Central America Mexico 40cm [24]
lampreia ND South America Brazil 116.7cm [25]

madeirae ND South America Madeira 100cm [26]
Marbled swamp

Central and South
America Mexico 150cm [27]

ND Africa Cameroon 20.3cm [28]
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