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Index Mastacembelidae

The Mastacembelidae are a family of fishes, known as the spiny eels. [1]

18 relations: Actinopterygii, Animal, Aquarium, Brackish water, Chordate, Eel, Fire eel, Fish, Fish as food, Fishes of the World, John Wiley & Sons, Journal of Natural History, Macrognathus, Macrognathus siamensis, Mastacembelus, Sinobdella sinensis, Synbranchiformes, Synonym (taxonomy).


Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.

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An eel is any ray-finned fish belonging to the order Anguilliformes, which consists of four suborders, 20 families, 111 genera and about 800 species.

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Fire eel

The fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia) is a relatively large species of spiny eel.

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Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Fish as food

Many species of fish are consumed as food in virtually all regions around the world.

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Fishes of the World

Fishes of the World by Joseph S. Nelson is a standard reference for fish systematics.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.

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Journal of Natural History

The Journal of Natural History is a scientific journal published by Taylor & Francis focusing on entomology and zoology.

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Macrognathus is a genus of eel-like fish of the family Mastacembelidae of the order Synbranchiformes.

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Macrognathus siamensis

Macrognathus siamensis is a tropical fish belonging to the Mastacembelidae family.

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Mastacembelus is a genus of many species of spiny eel fish from the family Mastacembelidae.

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Sinobdella sinensis

Sinobdella sinensis is an East Asian species of the spiny eel family of the order Synbranchiformes.

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Synbranchiformes, often called swamp eels, is an order of ray-finned fishes that are eel-like but have spiny rays, indicating that they belong to the superorder Acanthopterygii.

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Synonym (taxonomy)

In scientific nomenclature, a synonym is a scientific name that applies to a taxon that (now) goes by a different scientific name,''ICN'', "Glossary", entry for "synonym" although the term is used somewhat differently in the zoological code of nomenclature.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastacembelidae

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