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Anguilla anguilla

(Linnaeus 1758)

Anguilla anguilla was originally described as Muraena anguilla by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Anguillidae. It is commonly known as European eel but has many other common names such as Yellow eel in USA (contiguous states), Unagi in Japan, Njala in Albania, Anguille in Algeria, Aal in Austria. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   anguilla
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Anguillidae
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Genus   Anguilla
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Anguillidae
Genus   Anguilla
Original Name   Muraena        
Taxon Name   anguilla
Original Combination   Muraena anguilla
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Muraena anguilla
OriginalSubGenus   Muraena
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Europe, Mediterranean Sea, Baltic Sea, Northeastern Atlantic [original: "in Europa; maxima in lacu Cornachio Ferrariensi"]; localities include Sweden; England; Belgium; Germany; Poland; France; Ferrara and Rome, Italy; Lesbos Island, Greece; Syria.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   245

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Anguilla anguilla
Current Species   anguilla
Current Genus Anguilla
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Anguillidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Anguilla anguilla  (Linnaeus 1758). Anguillidae.
Name History   •Valid as Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Ege 1939:90 [ref. 13172], Berg 1949:938 [ref. 20662], Blache et al. 1973:220 [ref. 7185], Dor 1984:26 [ref. 29757], Castle 1984:34 [ref. 6171], Bauchot in Whitehead et al. 1986:535 [ref. 13676], Okamura & Machida 1987:111 [ref. 22279], Lelek 1987:63 [ref. 22962], Scott & Scott 1988:79 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:46 [ref. 14674], Smith 1989:899 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:151 [ref. 13454], Tesch 1991:389 [ref. 24843], Lévèque et al. 1991:133 [ref. 31367], Poll & Gosse 1995:83 [ref. 24781], Goren & Dor 1994:6 [ref. 25356], Coad 1995:7 [ref. 23608], Mrakovcic et al. 1995:183 [ref. 23079], Aoyama et al. 1996:374 [ref. 24707], Chereshnev 1996:599 [ref. 24659], Coad 1996:84 [ref. 25304], Tagliavini et al. 1996:271 [ref. 25516], Bianco et al. 1996:55 [ref. 26724], Kottelat 1997:34 [ref. 22952], Santos et al. 1997:18 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:54 [ref. 24952], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:734 [ref. 24702], Bianco 1997:612 [ref. 26725], Reshetnikov 1998:54 [ref. 23570], Scott & Crossman 1998:624 [ref. 24570], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:128 [ref. 25013], Fricke 1999:18 [ref. 24101], Fuller et al. 1999:36 [ref. 25838], Azeroual et al. 2000:20 [ref. 25366], Huang et al. 2001:42 [ref. 25846], Bogutskaya et al. 2001:43 [ref. 26178], Bianco & Ketmaier 2001:194 [ref. 26728], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:30 [ref. 26753], Dekker 2003:787 [ref. 27171], Hanel 2003:48 [ref. 27894], Seegers et al. 2003:30 [ref. 28087], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:28 [ref. 28183], Golani 2005:16 [ref. 37112], Hanel & Lusk 2005:182 [ref. 28804], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:174 [ref. 28369], Fricke 2007:25 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:22 [ref. 29533], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:61 [ref. 29996], Vasil'eva 2007:41 [ref. 30517], Fricke 2008:14 [ref. 30182], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:164 [ref. 31251], Teng et al. 2009:817 [ref. 30569], Esmaeili et al. 2010:366 [ref. 33391], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:58 [ref. 35264], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:17 [ref. 36649], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:117 [ref. 31212], Page & Burr 2011:146 [ref. 31215], Parin et al. 2014:47 [ref. 33547], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:859 [ref. 34062], Barbieri et al. 2015:38 [ref. 35029], Çiçek et al. 2015:143 [ref. 35151], Smith 2016:1605 [ref. 34556], Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036], Esmaeili et al. 2017:27 [ref. 35254], Esmaeili et al. 2018:8 [ref. 36089], Martins & Carneiro 2018:23 [ref. 36550], Artüz & Fricke 2019:553 [ref. 36612], Ćaleta et al. 2019:145 [ref. 37026], Carneiro et al. 2019:69 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:92 [ref. 36864], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:251 [ref. 37108]).

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acuminata Anguilla (Ophisurus) acuminata Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
acuminata Anguilla acuminata Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
acutirostris Anguilla acutirostris Risso [A.] 1827Synonym
aegyptiaca Anguilla aegyptiaca Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
altirostris Anguilla altirostris Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
amblodon Anguilla amblodon Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Synonym
amboinensis Anguilla amboinensis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
ancestralis Anguilla ancestralis Ege [V.] 1939Synonym
ancidda Anguilla ancidda Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
aneitensis Anguilla aneitensis Günther [A.] 1870Synonym
anguilla macrocephala Anguilla anguilla macrocephala (De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835)Synonym
anguilla ornithorhyncha Anguilla anguilla ornithorhyncha (De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835)Synonym
anguilla oxycephala Anguilla anguilla oxycephala (De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835)Synonym
angustidens Anguilla angustidens Kaup [J. J.] 1846Synonym
argentea Anguilla argentea (Lesueur [C. A.] 1817)Synonym
arracana Anguilla arracana McClelland [J.] 1844Synonym
aterrima Anguilla aterrima Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
aucklandii Anguilla aucklandii Richardson [J.] 1848Synonym
australis Anguilla australis Richardson [J.] 1841Valid
australis australis Anguilla australis australis Richardson [J.] 1841Synonym
australis occidentalis Anguilla australis occidentalis Schmidt [J.] 1928Synonym
australis orientalis Anguilla australis orientalis Schmidt [J.] 1928Synonym
australis schmidti Anguilla australis schmidti Phillipps [W. J.] 1925Synonym
australis schmidtii Anguilla australis schmidtii Phillipps [W. J.] 1925Synonym
bengalensis Anguilla bengalensis (Gray [J. E.] 1831)Valid
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