Anand Krishi Khamar is promoting Eel fish farming in the countrybecause it has few very important benefits like, it is easy to culture, it hasa good market demand, it has very limited availability, it can be cultured insmall waterbody and moreover it has a good market potentiality in inbound andoutbound market. Eel lives in freshwaters streams, pools and reservoirs andcommonly found in mud substrates of tanks and in deep rock pools of rivers, butalso occurs in estuaries and in the sea during early life and near maturity.Most common eel in Indian inland waters. There exists a good export market forboth live elvers and eels. Highly prized as food fish because of itsnutritional value. Fish mucous from live fish mixed with rice or wheat flour isused as medicine for arthritis.