Synbranchus marmoratus Bloch 1795: 87

Angulo, Arturo, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rojas, Emmanuel & Ley-López, Juan Manuel, 2017, Fishes from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen de Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica, Check List 13 (5), pp. 683-702: 691

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.683

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B27817-FFF2-FF9A-2B07-FDA39602FCE3

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Synbranchus marmoratus Bloch 1795: 87
status

 

(16) Synbranchus marmoratus Bloch 1795: 87   ; Marbled swamp eel (En), Anguila de pantano (Sp)

Figure 4E

Body elongate, eel-like; scales absent; pectoral, pel- vic and caudal fins absent; dorsal and anal fins vestigial (reduced to a rayless ridge); general coloration grayish brown or yellowish brown, darker dorsally and paler ventrally, usually with dark speckles of variable size ven- trally; maximum body length ca 1500 mm SL.