Image: Longfin Eel scales

Longfin Eel scales

Longfinned Eel scales form a mosaic pattern.  They are deeply embedded within the skin.

Stuart Humphreys
© Australian Museum


The 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.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Longfin Eel, Angulla reinhardtii, scales, skin, Anguillidae,