Moringua guthriana (McClelland, 1844)
Bengal spaghetti-eel
Bengal spaghetti-eel

Family:  Moringuidae (Worm or spaghetti eels)
Max. size:  65 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Gangetic estuary in India; and probably Bangladesh.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 115-130. Extremely elongate, relatively slender body, with depth 47-50 times in total length; head inconspicuous from rest of body, its length 10-12 times in total length; occipital crest not elevated (Ref. 4832).
Biology:  Occurs in estuaries.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from Gangetic estuary.

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