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Brachysomophis cirrocheilos

Brachysomophis cirrocheilosis commonly referred to as Stargazer snake Eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Stargazer snake Eel, Brachysomophis cirrocheilos, Lembeh 2016


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lexID:
12272 
AphiaID:
279125 
Scientific:
Brachysomophis cirrocheilos 
German:
Sternengucker-Schlangenaal 
English:
Stargazer Snake Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Brachysomophis (Genus) > cirrocheilos (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1857 
Sea depth:
1 - 100 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 15,9cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-01-28 23:30:40 

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Brachysomophis cirrocheilos (Bleeker, 1857)

Brachysomophis cirrocheilos is widely distributed throughout the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea included, and of the western Pacific Ocean.

The stargazer snake eel inhabits the sandy and muddy bottoms close to coastal. It is a nocturnal species.

Synonymised names
Brachysomorphis cirrhocheilos (Bleeker, 1857) (misspelling)
Ophichthys cirrochilus Günther, 1870
Ophisurus cirrocheilos Bleeker, 1857

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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