Mastacembelus mastacembelus (Banks & Solander, 1794)
Euphrates spiny eel
Mastacembelus mastacembelus
photo by Afzali, A.

Family:  Mastacembelidae (Spiny eels)
Max. size:  46.4 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 232.5 g
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Tigris and Euphrates basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 March 2013 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.01.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 07.08.17

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