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Echidna peli

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lexID:
4717 
AphiaID:
278679 
Scientific:
Echidna peli 
German:
Muräne 
English:
Pebbletooth Moray 
Category:
Muræner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Echidna (Genus) > peli (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kaup, ), 1856 
Occurrence:
São Tomé e Principé, Cameroon, Senegal, Congo, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Angola, Kap Verde, Tonga, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
55 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
Predatory, Zoobenthos, invertebrater, Krabber, Krill, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-11 19:39:44 

Husbandry

(Kaup, 1856)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola, including Cape Verde and the offshore islands in the Bay of Biafra.

Biology:
Occurs in rocky, shallow-water habitats.
Feeds on crustaceans, small shrimps and young crabs.

Synonymised taxa:
Gymnothorax peli (Kaup, 1856)
Muraena peli (Kaup, 1856)
Poecilophis lecomtei Kaup, 1856
Poecilophis peli Kaup, 1856

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