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Echelus myrus

Echelus myrusis commonly referred to as Painted eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4947 
AphiaID:
126314 
Scientific:
Echelus myrus 
German:
Schlangenaal 
English:
Painted Eel 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Echelus (Genus) > myrus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Size:
60 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-06 16:24:12 

Info

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Special thanks for the foto to Gianni Neto from Italy.

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay to Pointe Noire, Congo including the Mediterranean.

Biology:
Found on mud and sand bottom of estuaries and coastal lagoons. Burrows in sand with only the head protruding.

Synonymised taxa:
Echelus punctatus Rafinesque, 1810
Leptocephalus kefersteini Kaup, 1860
Muraena longicollis Cuvier, 1816
Muraena myrus Linnaeus, 1758
Muraena vulgaris Kaup, 1856

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