EEL LONGFIN (Anguilla dieffenbachii)

A good size longfin eel caught in New Zealand

Monster longfin eel caught many years ago.

Dr. Don Jellyman with a Long Finned Eel from New Zealand 59 inch and  30,8 lbs - 15 kg

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Fishing longfin eel

Fishing longfin eel

The New Zealand Longfin eel (Anguilla dieffenbachii) is found New Zealand and it is the only endemic freshwater eel in this country. Very little is known about this strange prehistoric fish. Seems that can grows up to 110 pound - 50 kilo.

MAX SIZE: 110lb / 50 kg ?
MAX LENGTH: 78 inch / 200 cm
MAX AGE: Aprox 100 years ?
ENVIRONMENT: Freshwater/Saltwater

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