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Chauliodus sloani

Chauliodus sloaniis commonly referred to as Sloane's viperfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4466 
AphiaID:
127338 
Scientific:
Chauliodus sloani 
German:
Viperfisch 
English:
Sloane's Viperfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Stomiiformes (Order) > Stomiidae (Family) > Chauliodus (Genus) > sloani (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bloch & Schneider, 1801 
Size:
30 cm - 35 cm 
Temperature:
5°C - 27°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Chauliodus barbatus
  • Chauliodus danae
  • Chauliodus dentatus
  • Chauliodus macouni
  • Chauliodus minimus
  • Chauliodus pammelas
  • Chauliodus schmidti
  • Chauliodus vasnetzovi
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-23 22:25:59 

Info

Inhabits deep oceanic waters to more than 1,000 m depth.
Feeds on midwater fishes and crustaceans, mainly on myctophids.

Distribution
Warm and temperate parts of all oceans but with several distributional gaps in the southern central Atlantic, northern Indian Ocean, eastern Pacific north of the equator, etc.
Also found in the western Mediterranean, South China Sea and East China Sea.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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