The slimline eel is one of the peculiar species in the animal kingdom when it has a beak like a bird and anus . located in the throat.
The slender eel has the scientific name of Nemichthys scolopaceus.Sometimes it is also known as a deep sea duck.
The thin eel can be up to 1.5m long.This species has a beak like a bird, small teeth, used to sweep through the water to catch shrimp and crustaceans.
This fish is common in India.
They have a life expectancy of about 10 years.
The slender eel has more vertebrae than any other animal, about 750 vertebrae.
A distinctive feature of the slender bill eel is that its anus has moved forward in evolution and is now located on its . throat.
The larvae of the thin bill eel are shaped like leaves.