Gymnothorax davidsmithiis commonly referred to as Flores mud moray. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Gymnothorax davidsmithi has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Gymnothorax davidsmithi in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Gymnothorax davidsmithi. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
McCosker & Randall, 2008
Flores mud moray is found in mud bottoms of coastal bays in a depht from 3-35 meters.