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Related to Anguillidae: freshwater eel
  • noun

Synonyms for Anguillidae

eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn

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tergisus, mooneye 16 Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata, American eel Clupeidae Alosa chrysochloris, skipjack herring Dorosoma cepedianum, gizzard shad 3648 267 319 D.
1997 1998 Family Egg Species type Density FO Density FO Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata -- 0.
tergisus LeSueur, mooneye W, S Order Anguilliformes (eels) Family Anguillidae (eel) Anguilla rostrata (LeSueur), W, S American eel Order Clupeiformes (herring, shad) Family Clupeidae (herring) Alosa chrysochloris W, S (Rafinesque), skipjack herring A.
platostomus, 1-6, 9, 11, 26 shortnose gar Amiidae Amia calva, bowfin 1, 2, 7 Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata, Curry and American eel Spacie (1978) Clupeidae Alosa chrysochloris, 2, 4, 7, 10 skipjack herring Dorosoma cepedianum, 1-11, 46, 48, 49, gizzard shad 51, 52, 62, 67 D.