An eel called Ellie

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 25 Mar 2011

Thank you to Gavin Gatenby for putting together this impressive movie about 'Ellie' the Longfinned Eel (Anguilla reinhardtii).  

Longfin Eel in Bellinger River

Longfin Eel in Bellinger River
Photographer: Ian Shaw © Ian Shaw

As Gavin says in the commentary, the freshwater eels are known for their impressive spawning migrations. Four species of Anguilla are known from Australian waters.

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