Anguilla malgumora Kaup, 1856
Indonesian longfinned eel
Anguilla malgumora
photo by Martin-Smith, K.

 Family:  Anguillidae (Freshwater eels)
 Max. size:  80 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal, catadromous
 Distribution:  Asia: Borneo (Mahakam) and Sulawesi in Indonesia (Ref. 7050); and the Philippines (Ref. 7223).
 Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 104-106
 Biology:  The only plain-colored, long-finned eel found in the Indonesian area. Commonly found under rocks in clear fast-flowing streams (Ref. 34011).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 05.05.92
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.05
 Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.06.94

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