Species Details

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Pisodonophis cancrivorus

Longfin snake-Eel Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pisodonophis cancrivorus
Family : Ophichthidae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Marine,freshwater,brackish water and reef-associated.
Description : The body of Longfin snake-Eel is elongated,cylindrical and compressed along the tail.Color varies from grey to black or brown.
description written by: Hajbun Tasnim Preety, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: McCosker, J.E. and P.H.J. Castle, 1986. Ophichthidae. p. 176-186. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3972) photo credit and copyright:Gloerfelt-Tarp, Thomas([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se