Habitat Preference, Reproduction and Diet of the Earthworm Eel, Chendol keelini (Teleostei: Chaudhuriidae)

@article{Kerle2004HabitatPR,
  title={Habitat Preference, Reproduction and Diet of the Earthworm Eel, Chendol keelini (Teleostei: Chaudhuriidae)},
  author={Robert Kerle and R. Britz and P. K. Ng},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={57},
  pages={413-422}
}
  • Robert Kerle, R. Britz, P. K. Ng
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • The ecology of the earthworm eel, Chendol keelini, was studied in the field over a period of nine months. In addition this information was supplemented by aquarium observations. The species was most abundant in pools where it was associated with leaf litter and mats of fine tree roots along the banks. It fed on benthic invertebrates, especially chironomid and ephemeropteran larvae. C. keelini is sexually dimorphic; adult males develop a headhump and grow to a larger size than females… CONTINUE READING
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