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Myrichthys pardalis

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lexID:
4689 
AphiaID:
275488 
Scientific:
Myrichthys pardalis 
German:
Schlangenaal 
English:
Leopard Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrichthys (Genus) > pardalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1839 
Occurrence:
Ghana, Benin, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, São Tomé e Principé, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, Equatorial Guinea, the Canary Islands, Senegal, Kap Verde, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 64.8cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Carrion, invertebrater, Krabber, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-30 16:27:12 

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(Valenciennes, 1839)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands to Annobon Island (Equatorial Guinea).
Reported from São Tomé Island.

Biology:
Burrows in coarse sand along the rocky coasts of oceanic islands.

Synonymised taxa:
Myrichthys perdalis (Valenciennes, 1839)
Ophichthys pardalis (Valenciennes, 1839)
Ophisurus pardalis Valenciennes, 1839

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

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