English: Congo eel, ghostfish; French: Terrassier tacheté. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Body eel-like. Head flattened above. Eyes small. Mouth large and up-turned. Pectoral fins small. Pelvic fins absent.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦
Dorsal and anal fins long, low, and continuous with caudal, which is well developed. Background color brown to reddish brown, with 2-3 irregular rows of dark brown spots or blotches running from head to tail. The dorsal and anal fins have rows of smaller brown spots. Abdomen pale gray. Scales absent.
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