Ayah Rebhi Hilles1*, Syed Mahmood2* and Ridzwan Hashim1
1Department of Biomedical Sciences, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
2Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Submission: May 23, 2018; Published: May 30, 2018
*Corresponding author: Ayah Rebhi Hilles, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, Email: email@example.com
How to cite this article: Ayah R H, Syed M, Ridzwan H. Classification of Asian Swamp Eel Species. Curr Trends Biomedical Eng & Biosci. 2018; 15(1):
555901. DOI: 10.19080/
Asian swamp eel commonly found in freshwater areas like paddy field and it is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of India, China, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia . It is generally found in lethargic moving. It is nocturnal, and always burrows into the mud and small wet spaces . It consumes different types of invertebrate and vertebrate prey including frogs and fish . Asian swamp eel considers as a
sequential hermaphrodite as all they all born and mature as females then later they transform into males .
There are 24 species of Asian swamp eel (as shown in the Table1) under four genera (Macrotrema, Monopterus, Ophisternon and Synbranchus) which are under Synbranchidae family, Synbranchiformes order, Actinopterygii class, Chordata phylum and Animalia kingdome [5-28].