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Pisodonophis kalinga

June 4 , 2023 412 days 484 0
  • The scientists have discovered a new species of eel from Palur canal in Odisha’s Ganjam district. 
  • The new species has been named Pisodonophis kalinga after the name of ancient Odisha.
  • It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and order Anguilliformes and has a snake-like appearance.
  • With this, there are now a total of three species of Pisodonophis in the waters of India.

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