Coastal streams of Eastern Australia, also occurs in New Guinea.
Catadromous species: spends most of its life in freshwater and then migrates to sea to spawn.
Carnivore, prefers live or frozen foods.
Interesting 'oddball' for an unheated tank. Provide some hiding places and ensure the tank has an extremely tight fitting lid - Eels are master escape artists! Hardy and can become quite tame.