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Gymnothorax undulatus

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Gymnothorax undulatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Gymnothorax undulatus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
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(Lacepède, 1803)

Gymnothorax undulates (Lacepède, 1803)
Lycodontis undulata (Lacepède, 1803)
Lycodontis undulatus (Lacepède, 1803)
Muraena cancellata Richardson, 1848
Muraenophis undulata Lacepède, 1803

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Muraeninae (Subfamily) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > Gymnothorax undulatus (Species)

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am 11.07.09#1
ich Pflege diese Muräne seit mehreren Jahren.Sie ist derzeit 1m lang und sehr aggressiv, besonders an den Fütterungstagen.Sie sollte ausschließlich von sehr erfahrenen Aquarianern in Spezialbecken gepflegt werden.

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Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > undulatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, 1803) 
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