Anguillidae - Freshwater Eels
The family Anguillidae contains a single genus, Anguilla. There are about 20 species found worldwide with four species known from Australia. Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the anguillid fishes on the site.
|Anguilla australis||Southern Shortfin Eel|
|Anguilla marmorata||Giant Mottled Eel|
|Anguilla reinhardtii||Longfin Eel|
As its name implies, the Freshwater Moray also lives in freshwater, but it is classified in the family Muraenidae, not Anguillidae.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology