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Short Finned Eel

Anguilla australis Richardson 1841


Anguilla australis (Short Finned Eel) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family freshwater eels. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 1310 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on anguilliform to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 35 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of short-finned eel. View this species on GBIF