Review of the Freshwater Eels of Iran (Family Anguillidae)

Biology Morphology Anguilla.


  • Brian W. Coad
    Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 6P4 Canada.
April 22, 2016


The systematics, morphology, distribution, biology, economic importance and conservation of the freshwater eel (Anguilla anguilla) of Iran are described, the species is illustrated, and a bibliography on this fish in Iran is provided. The species is found in the Caspian Sea basin as an exotic.