Scientific Name
Anguilla marmorata  
Anguilla marmorata花鰻鱺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Depth 0 - M
Chinese 花鰻鱺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰻鱺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F074 Anguillidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 花鰻鱺 
Max Length 200 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鱸鰻、花鰻、烏耳鰻、土龍、黑鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North、Middle、South、HenChun Semiiland、East、LanI & Green IS. 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Waigeo [Waigiou], Indonesia 
Synonyms Anguilla fidjiensis, Anguilla hildebrandti, Anguilla hildebrandti, Anguilla johannae, Anguilla labrosa, Anguilla marmolata, Anguilla mauritiana, Muraena manillensis, Muraena mossambica   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌 (沈等, 1993);臺灣常見魚介貝類圖說(下)-魚類 (邵主編, 1996);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.3 (FAO,1999)  Böhlke, J. E. 1949 Böhlke, J. E. 1949 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 邵廣昭 編 1996 陳義雄,方力行 1999 Shiao, J. C. etc. 2003 
Specimen List ASIZP0057348. ASIZP0057977. ASIZP0060014. ASIZP0066234. ASIZP0068508. ASIZP0068514. ASIZP0068560. ASIZP0068570. ASIZP0068583. ASIZP0068600. ASIZP0068610. ASIZP0068645. ASIZP0068663. ASIZP0068709. ASIZP0068715. ASIZP0068724. ASIZP0068727. ASIZP0068728. ASIZP0068735. ASIZP0068739. ASIZP0068745. ASIZP0068750. ASIZP0068751. ASIZP0068752. ASIZP0068806. ASIZP0068807. ASIZP0068809. ASIZP0068814. ASIZP0068821. ASIZP0068941. ASIZP0068942. ASIZP0068943. ASIZP0068944. ASIZP0068945. ASIZP0068948. ASIZP0068949. ASIZP0068950. ...List all 102 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Marbled eel; Giant mottled eel; Madagascar mottled eel; Giant long-finned eel; Swamp eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist    CITES Appendix 2 CITES Appendix 2 
Characteristic Head moderately large, shaped like a blunt awl. Mouth large and protractile. Lower jaw protruded, posterior end of upper jaw behind posterior margin of eye, both upper and lower jaw with teeth. Body cylindrical, elongated like a snake, posterior laterally compressed. Scales small and cycloid, covered by mucus. Pectoral fin small; dorsal, anal and caudal fins united; dorsal fin origin before middle between posterior tip of pectoral fin and anus; vertebrae 100-110. Body with irregular stripes composed of blotches, white anteroventrally.
habitats Catadromous fish, demersal. Eggs hatched in the ocean, after driving by the ocean current for months, elvers enter estuaries and rest in middle and lower elevation of rivers. A matured eel is called a silver eel, it took elvers several years to become a s 
Distribution Extensively distributed from eastern Africa to French Polynesia, north to southern Japan and south to southern Pacific. Can be found in all rivers in Taiwan, more abundant in eastern portion.