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Brachysomophis crocodilinus

Brachysomophis crocodilinusis commonly referred to as Crocodile snake eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4886 
AphiaID:
217560 
Scientific:
Brachysomophis crocodilinus 
German:
Krokodil-Schlangenaal 
English:
Crocodile Snake Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Brachysomophis (Genus) > crocodilinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bennett, ), 1833 
Size:
bis zu 120cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-17 22:22:04 

Info

(Bennett, 1833)

Special thanks for the foto to Ole Johann Brett, Norway.

Normaly found in shallow lagoon sand, rock and broken coral substrates
Depths of 0-2 m

Buried in sand with only the eyes protruding, where it waits for small fish, crustaceans and octopuses / squids.

Synonyms:
Achirophichthys typus Bleeker, 1864
Brachysomophis horridus Kaup, 1856
Brachysomophis sauropsis Schultz, 1943
Brachysonophis crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833) (misspelling)
Ophichthys crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833)
Ophisurus crocodilinus Bennett, 1833

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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