8 PROCEEDINGS OF THE ACADEMY OF [Feb., DESCRIPTIONS OF NINE NEW EELS, WITH NOTES ON OTHER SPECIES. BY HENRY W. FOWLER. All the material treated in this paper is contained in the collection of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. ALEBIDJE. Alebes rufus (Macleay). Two from Victoria, Australia. MONOPTERIDiE. Monopterus albus (Zuiew). Five from Batu Sangkar and seven from Padang, Sumatra. Of the latter three are now in Stanford University. SYNBRANCHIDJE. Synbranchus marmoratus Bloch. Eleven examples from Peru, Pebas, Ambyiacu River, Surinam, Rio Grande do Sul, and Sao Joao to Rio Negro and Chapada in Brazil. ANGUILLIDiE. Anguilla anguilla (Linnanis). Sweden; Lake Lucerne, Switzerland; Munich, Germany; Italy (Bonaparte 398, 399, 400), Arno River. Twenty-four examples. Anguilla japonica Schlegel. Yodo River, Wakanoura, Matsushima and Kurume, Japan. Twenty-two examples. Anguilla chrisypa Rafmesque. Boston, Nantucket, Wood's Holl, Massachusetts; Noank, Con-necticut; Long Island, New York; lower James River, Virginia; mouth of Kentucky River; Miami and Bayport, Florida; San Diego, Texas; Santo Domingo and St. Martins, West Indies. Besides many examples representing these localities, I have listed multitudes elsewhere from the Middle States region. Anguilla mauritiana Bennett. One from Padang, Sumatra; two from Samoa; two from Philip-pine Islands.