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Eel and Stream

November 30, 2012

A team of  National Park Service stream monitoring scientists caught video of this rather large stream creature while working in a stream on Tutuila Island in American Samoa.

A native species in American Samoa the marbled eel (Anguilla marmorata) is also known as the giant mottled eel, the giant long-finned eel, or tuna in Samoan.

For more information:

http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/166189/0

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