Mastacembelus armatus: Preserved Young Specimen (Lateral view). Zigzag bands/lines on the flanks (hence commonly called Zigzag Eel or Tyre (Tire) -track spiny Eel). More pronounced in young ones, the undulating dark brown to black band traverses dorsolaterally from tip of snout to tail.

Mastacembelus armatus: Preserved Young Specimen (Lateral view). Zigzag bands/lines on the flanks (hence commonly called Zigzag Eel or Tyre (Tire) -track spiny Eel). More pronounced in young ones, the undulating dark brown to black band traverses dorsolaterally from tip of snout to tail.

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