Myrichthys tigrinusis commonly referred to as Spotted snake-eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 600 Liter is recommended.
Profile lexID: 2449 AphiaID: 275489 Scientific: Myrichthys tigrinus German: Schlangenaal English: Spotted Snake-eel Category: Anguille serpente Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrichthys (Genus) > tigrinus (Species) Initial determination: Girard, 1859 Size: 60 cm - 75 cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 600 Liter Difficulty: Solo per acquariofili esperti CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2008-02-13 21:49:12
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Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms, from shallow waters up to a depth of 25 m. Can be seen at times in daylight searching for prey under rocks and in crevices over rocky bottoms, or buried completely in the sand when inactive. For more Infos click to the Link to fishbase.
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