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Synodus synodus

Synodus synodusis commonly referred to as Diamond lizardfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4696 
AphiaID:
126373 
Scientific:
Synodus synodus 
German:
"Diamant"-Eidechsenfisch 
English:
Diamond Lizardfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodus (Genus) > synodus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
0 - 144 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 33 cm 
Temperature:
9°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-03 14:37:16 

Info

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Madeira, Canary Islands, and St. Helena Island; range extending to São Tomé Island.
Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and southwestern Gulf of Mexico to Uruguay, including the Caribbean.
Northwest Atlantic: Canada.

Biology
Primarily found in shallow inshore waters.
Rests on hard surfaces rather than on sand.
Also occurs in reef areas, but ventures into open shelf water as deep as 90 m.
Caught with several types of artisanal gear. Reportedly good to eat, but not utilized widely.

Synonymised taxa:
Esox synodus Linnaeus, 1758
Saurus atlanticus Johnson, 1863
Saurus meleagrides Valenciennes, 1834
Saurus meleagris (Valenciennes, 1847) (misspelling)
Saurus synodus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synodus atlanticus (Johnson, 1863)
Synodus fasciatus Lacepède, 1803
Synodus meleagrides (Valenciennes, 1834)
Synodus nicholsi Breder, 1927
Synodus synodus atlanticus (Johnson, 1863)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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