Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Ophichthus
Family: Ophichthidae (Fish//Osteichthyes)
Taxon : Fish
Group : Animal

SPECIES
apicalis
NOTES

A fish with a long slender body and a long snout filled with large teeth. Feeds on crustaceans and small fish. Generally buries itself in the mud and waits for its prey.


AUTHORITY
(Bennett 1830)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A silvery body tinged with brown
Colour: Silver
Notes: The dorsal surface has a brown tinge
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Bluntnose snake eel
Snake eel
Habitat
NOTES: Caught on live bait off jetty
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Ophisurus apicalisAnonymous
Ophichthys apicalis
Ophisurus spadiceus
Ophisurus compar
Ophisurus bangko
Ophichthus bangko
Ophisurus diepenhorst



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