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Protanguilla palau

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Foto: Ngemelis Island, Palau

Uploaded by AndiV.
Courtesy of the author Dr. Jiro Sakaue, Palau Image detail


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lexID:
10993 
AphiaID:
588639 
Scientific:
Protanguilla palau 
German:
Protanguilla palau 
English:
Palauan Primitive Cave Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Protanguillidae (Family) > Protanguilla (Genus) > palau (Species) 
Initial determination:
Johnson, Ida & Sakaue, 2012 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, Palau 
Sea depth:
ab 35 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 16,7cm 
Temperature:
°C - 24°C 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-23 19:26:02 

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Johnson, Ida & Sakaue, 2011

Very special thanks for the first photo of Protanguilla palau to Dr. Jiro Sakaue from Palau.

Protanguilla palau is a living fossil and an endemit from Ngemelis Island, Palau (Oceania, Pacific Ocean).
Protanguilla palau is a species of eel, and the only species in the genus Protanguilla, a few Individuals were found in March 2010 swimming in a deep underwater cave in a fringing reef off the coast of Palau.

You will find further informations in the oriiginal description: A ‘living fossil’ eel (Anguilliformes: Protanguillidae, fam. nov.) from an undersea cave in Palau, click on the link below, please.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Teleostei (Infraclass) > Elopomorpha (Superorder) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Protanguillidae (Family) > Protanguilla (Genus) > Protanguilla palau (Species)

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