This fish is found in swamps, caves, sluggish fresh and brackish water. A rudimentary dorsal fin originates a little anterior to vertical from anus. Presence of numerous spots all over tail.

*Assamese Name: Kuchia
*Binomial Name: Amphipnous cuchia
*English Name: Swamp eel
*Other Names: Kunche (Bengali), Yube (Mishing), Namnah (Dimasa), Ngaprum (Meitei)
*Grows upto: Max 70cm
*Feeding on: Small fishes, tadpoles and aquatic insects
*Distribution: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar

The photographed as been taken from facebook page " Local Fish of Assam" . Link has been given in the right side of the column under "External Link" Section.

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