Macrognathus pentophthalmos Gronow, 1854

Sri Lankan spiny eel

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1980's or later

 

Distribution

Sri Lanka

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Pethiyagoda, Rohan, Silva, Anjana, Maduwage, Kalana and Kariyawasam. (2008). The Sri Lankan spiny eel, Macrognathus pentophthalmos (Teleostei: Mastacembelidae), and its enigmatic decline. Zootaxa 1931: 37-48. [Abstract]

https://www.sundaytimes.lk/131027/news/sri-lankas-spiny-eel-has-slipped-away-maybe-forever-67150.html

 

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