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Gymnothorax meleagris


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lexID:
2753 
AphiaID:
217503 
Scientific:
Gymnothorax meleagris 
German:
Perlenmuräne, Weißmaul-Muräne 
English:
Turkey Moray - White-mouth Moray, Whitemouth Moray 
Category:
Muræner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > meleagris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Shaw, ), 1795 
Occurrence:
The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Comores, Marquesas Islands, Mozambique, Papua, Tansania, Mayotte, Northern Mariana Islands, Réunion , Somalia, Vietnam, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, India, Yemen, Lord Howe Island, Niue, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Cook øerne, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
1 - 51 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 120cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Blæksprutte, Groft frostfoder, Koralfisk, Skaldyr, Små fisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-30 09:47:04 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Gymnothorax meleagris has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Gymnothorax meleagris in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Gymnothorax meleagris. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

(Shaw, 1795)

Synonyms:
Gymnothorax chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)
Lycodontis meleagris (Shaw, 1795)
Muraena chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)
Muraena meleagris Shaw, 1795
Thyrsoidea chlorostigma Kaup, 1856

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

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