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Myrichthys breviceps


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lexID:
4478 
Scientific:
Myrichthys breviceps 
German:
Weißgefleckter oder Spitzschwanz-Schlangenaal 
English:
Sharptail eel 
Category:
Anguille serpente 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrichthys (Genus) > breviceps (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Richardson, 1848) 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Haiti, Cuba, Panama, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Suriname, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Columbia, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Anguilla, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Atlantico occidentale, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasile, Caraibi, Curacao, Dominica, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Honduras, Isole Cayman, Isole Turks e Caicos, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Martinica, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Montserrat, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, Sudamerica, Trinidad e Tobago, USA 
Sea depth:
9 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 102cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Crostacei, Gamberetti interi, Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero, Tutti i tipi di pesci corallini 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-10-12 11:55:14 

Husbandry

(Richardson, 1848)

Found in shallow areas to depths of 9 m
Feeds mainly on crabs

More common along continent and in grassy areas.

Synonyms:
Leptocephalus undulatus Strömman, 1896
Muraena acuminata Gronow, 1854
Myrichthys acuminatus (Gronow, 1854)
Ophichthys pisavarius Poey, 1876
Ophisurus breviceps Richardson, 1848
Ophisurus longus Poey, 1867
Pisodonophis guttulatus Kaup, 1856

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Myrichthys (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase (engl.)

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