SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=262) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Synbranchiformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Monopterus') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Synbranchiformes
Family: Synbranchidae Swamp-eels

Genus: Monopterus

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Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

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

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Monopterus albus
[Asian swamp eel]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus bicolor
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Monopterus boueti (Pellegrin, 1922)

Photo by MNHN
 
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]

Photo by Wickramanayake, S.

Asia

Monopterus desilvai Bailey & Gans, 1998

Photo by Wickramanayake, S.
 
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
Africa
Max. Length 20.9 cm TL

 
Monopterus luticolus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.9 cm TL

 
Monopterus rongsaw
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Monopterus roseni
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Monopterus albus Asian swamp eel Asia 100 SL 1793
Monopterus bicolor Asia 2005
Monopterus boueti Liberian swamp eel Africa 34 TL 1922
Monopterus cuchia Cuchia Asia 70 TL 1822
Monopterus desilvai Asia 1998
Monopterus dienbienensis Asia 2005
Monopterus digressus Asia 2002
Monopterus eapeni Asia 16 TL 1991
Monopterus fossorius Malabar swampeel Asia 23 TL 1951
Monopterus hodgarti Indian spaghetti-eel Asia 22 TL 1913
Monopterus ichthyophoides Asia 18.7 SL 2011
Monopterus indicus Bombay swampeel Asia 8.5 TL 1961
Monopterus luticolus Africa 20.9 TL 2016
Monopterus rongsaw Asia 17.9 TL 2018
Monopterus roseni Asia 1998



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