Image: Longfin Eel mouth

Longfin Eel mouth

Mouth of a Longfin Eel showing the large fleshy lips.

Stuart Humphreys
© Australian Museum


The 113 cm long  fish was caught by R. Vella and L. Alsop in January 2000 on hook and line at a depth of 1 m in Eastern Creek, Dean Park, Sydney, New South Wales. It is now registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.37958-001).

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Longfin Eel, Anguilla reinhardtii, mouth, Anguillidae,