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Crocodylus porosus


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lexID:
12324 
AphiaID:
344030 
Scientific:
Crocodylus porosus 
German:
Salzwasserkrokodil, Leistenkrokodil 
English:
Salt-water Crocodile, Saltie, Estuarine Crocodile 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Crocodylia (Order) > Crocodylidae (Family) > Crocodylus (Genus) > porosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schneider, 1801 
Occurrence:
Western Australia, Caroline Island, Komodo (Komodo Island), the Nicobar Islands, India, Sulu Sea , Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Timor Sea, Mangroves , Andamanhavet, Arafura hav, Australien, Bangladesh, Borneo, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Java, Malaysia, Mikronesien , Oceanien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Sydlige Stillehav, Thailand, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
400 cm - 700 cm 
Weight:
1000 kg 
Temperature:
20°C - 30°C 
Food:
Sea birds, Turtles, Mammals, Predatory, cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carrion, Alger, Blæksprutte, insekter, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Søslanger, store fisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Crocodylus acutus
  • Crocodylus intermedius
  • Crocodylus johnsoni
  • Crocodylus mindorensis
  • Crocodylus moreletii
  • Crocodylus niloticus
  • Crocodylus novaeguineae
  • Crocodylus palustris
  • Crocodylus raninus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 14:38:38 

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