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Muraena robusta

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lexID:
4777 
AphiaID:
271903 
Scientific:
Muraena robusta 
German:
Riffmuräne 
English:
Stout Moray 
Category:
Muræner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Muraena (Genus) > robusta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Osório, 1911 
Occurrence:
Equatorial Guinea, the Canary Islands, the Ivory Coast, São Tomé e Principé, Congo, The Gulf of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Panama, Columbia, Ghana, Senegal, Namibia, Cameroon, Angola, Canada, Centrale Atlanterhav, Sydamerika, USA, Vestafrika, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
100 cm - 190 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Koralfisk, Krabber, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-26 20:58:13 

Toxicity


Muraena robusta is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Muraena robusta, 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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Husbandry

Osório, 1911

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Namibia, including Cape Verde and probably the islands of the Bay of Biafra.
Western Central Atlantic: Colombia.

Biology
Inhabits shallow water and feeds on crustaceans and fishes.

Synonymised taxa:
Gymnothorax galetae Rubinoff, 1966
Gymnothorax nevezi Roux, 1957
Murenophis robustus (Osório, 1911)

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