Anguillidae,

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 16

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BAB612A4-03DB-4958-BEB1-92DE278FBB90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA18-FF83-3AAA-FBC29E81F99E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Anguillidae
status

 

Anguillidae 

Anguilla marmorata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824  —Giant mottled eel

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Ege (1939: 88).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. South and East African watersheds and adjacent oceanic waters east to Caroline, Mariana and Marquesas islands, north to southern Japan, south to South Australia and New Caledonia, 0–3000 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Anguilla obscura Günther, 1872  —Pacific shortfinned eel

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Kailola (1975: 14). KFRS material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. New Guinea and Queensland ( Australia) east to Society Islands, 0–3000 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Anguilla pacifica Schmidt, 1928  —Western Pacific shortfinned eel

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang as Anguilla bicolor pacifica  by Ege (1939: 216). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Philippines east to Palau, north to Taiwan, south to Papua  New Guinea, 0–3000 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station