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Myrichthys tigrinus

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.


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Myrichthys tigrinus (c) by De Jong Marinelife 2013


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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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2008-02-13 21:49:12 

Info

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.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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