Biblio Entry Summary for Anguilla dieffenbachii
Citation Paul, L., 2000, New Zealand fishes. Identification, natural history and fisheries.. Reed Books, Auckland.
Ref. 72381 Paul, L., 2000
Page 42
Named Used as Valid Anguilla dieffenbachii
Distribution New Zealand
Quote 50-70 cm (males), 80-120 cm (females), maximum length almost 2 m with weight of over 20 kg. Shortfins eed predominantly on aquatic insects longfins feed on small fish, young birds and other suitable edible animals close to the water.
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