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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Synbranchiformes
Family: Synbranchidae Swamp-eels

Genus: Monopterus

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Monopterus albus
[Asian swamp eel]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus bicolor
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Monopterus boueti
[Liberian swamp eel]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Asia
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Monopterus cuchia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Monopterus cuchia
[Cuchia]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus desilvai
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus dienbienensis
[]

Photo by Vincent, M.

Asia

Monopterus digressus Gopi, 2002

Photo by Vincent, M.
 
Monopterus digressus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Monopterus eapeni
[]

Photo by Vincent, M.

Asia
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Monopterus fossorius (Nayar, 1951)

Photo by Vincent, M.
 
Monopterus fossorius
[Malabar swampeel]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Monopterus hodgarti
[Indian spaghetti-eel]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Monopterus ichthyophoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Monopterus indicus
[Bombay swampeel]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus roseni
[]
13 Species of Family Synbranchidae with Genus Monopterus
(Swamp-eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1793 Monopterus albus Asian swamp eel Asia 100 SL
2005 Monopterus bicolor Asia
1922 Monopterus boueti Liberian swamp eel Africa 34 TL
1822 Monopterus cuchia Cuchia Asia 70 TL
1998 Monopterus desilvai Asia
2005 Monopterus dienbienensis Asia
2002 Monopterus digressus Asia
1991 Monopterus eapeni Asia 16 TL
1951 Monopterus fossorius Malabar swampeel Asia 23 TL
1913 Monopterus hodgarti Indian spaghetti-eel Asia 22 TL
2011 Monopterus ichthyophoides Asia 18.7 SL
1961 Monopterus indicus Bombay swampeel Asia 8.5 TL
1998 Monopterus roseni Asia



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