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Gymnothorax eurostus

Gymnothorax eurostusis commonly referred to as Abbott's moray eel, Abbott's Moray, Indo-Pacific Stout Moray, Spotted Moray, White-speckled Moray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic.


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Gymnothorax eurostus,Murène brune,Abbott's moray eel,2020


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lexID:
4529 
AphiaID:
217496 
Scientific:
Gymnothorax eurostus 
German:
Abbotts Muräne 
English:
Abbott's Moray Eel, Abbott's Moray, Indo-Pacific Stout Moray, Spotted Moray, White-speckled Moray 
Category:
Muræner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > eurostus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Abbott, ), 1860 
Sea depth:
1 - 74 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 62cm 
Temperature:
21°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-24 15:01:16 

Toxicity


Gymnothorax eurostus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Gymnothorax eurostus, 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.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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(Abbott, 1860)

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: anti-tropical in distribution. Reported from Seychelles but Randall and van Egmond 1994 believe otherwise.
Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica and Easter Island and Chile.

Short description
Vertebrae: 120 - 123. Dark purplish brown with small yellow spots which is sparse on the tail. This species is similar to Gymnothorax meleagris in having biserial maxillary teeth, with inner and outer series about equal in length; intermaxillary teeth arranged in a peripheral series, a median series, and an intermediate series on each side between the median and peripheral series.

Synonyms:
Gymnothorax laysanus (Steindachner, 1900)
Lycodontis eurostus (Abbott, 1860)
Lycodontis laysanus (Steindachner, 1900)
Muraena laysana Steindachner, 1900
Thyrsoidea eurosta Abbott, 1860

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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