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Myrichthys maculosus

Gefleckter Schlangenaal (Myrichthys maculosus)
Gefleckter Schlangenaal (Myrichthys maculosus) Rotes Meer, Ägypten © Dr. Wolfgang Strickling
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(Cuvier, 1816)

The Spotted Snake Eel occurs on sandy coastal reefs where it burrows in the substrate. It is sometimes seen swimming in the open over sand or weedy areas.

Synonyms:
Muraena maculosa Cuvier, 1816
Muraena tigrina Rüppell, 1830
Myrichthys aki Tanaka, 1917
Myrichthys rupestris Snyder, 1912
Myrichtys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)
Ophichthus miyamotonis Tanaka, 1913
Ophichthys dromicus Günther, 1870

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

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Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrichthys (Genus) > maculosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1816 
Sea depth:
1 - 262 Meter 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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