Long Finned Eel | Anguilla reinhardtii

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Common Name: Long-finned Eel
Species Name: Anguilla reinhardtii

Long-finned Eel is also known as Freshwater Eel and Spotted Eel. Long Finned Eels body is dark in colour usually a mottled black brown to greenish on the back and flanks becoming lighter to the belly area. The Long Finned Eel other distinguishing features is the elongated muscular body the mouth is large with thick lips. Long finned Eels grow up to 1.6mtr in length and approximately 20kg however most commonly caught up to 1mtr.

Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania

Light Tackle.

Worms, Small Fish, Freshwater Yabby and Freshwater Shrimp.

Long Finned Eel Size and Bag Limits

Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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