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Ahlia egmontis

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lexID:
4636 
AphiaID:
158595 
Scientific:
Ahlia egmontis 
German:
Schlangenaal 
English:
Key Worm Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ahlia (Genus) > egmontis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Jordan, ), 1884 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Brasilien, Canada, Caribien, Florida, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 38cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-15 13:18:07 

Husbandry

(Jordan, 1884)

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Florida (USA), Bahamas, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Northwest Atlantic: Canada.

Biology
Inhabits seagrass beds from bays and mangroves to offshore reefs. Adults move to open sea to spawn.

Synonymised taxa
Leptocephalus crenatus Strömman, 1896
Leptocephalus hexastigma Regan, 1916
Leptocephalus humilis Strömman, 1896
Myrophis egmontis Jordan, 1884
Myrophis macrophthalmus Parr, 1930
Myrophis microps Parr, 1930

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrophinae (Subfamily) > Ahlia (Genus)

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