Eel-tailed catfishes, Echeneididae
2 species of Eel-tailed catfishes are posted.
Eel-tailed catfishes belong to the family Siluridae, which is rare for saltwater fish. They mainly work in groups at night, looking for food on the sandy bottom. The base of the caudal fin extends to the front and looks like a tadpole. They have whiskers around their mouths and urticating spines on their pectoral fins and the like. But, they are edible in some areas.
Japanese eel catfish
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