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Aplatophis chauliodus

Aplatophis chauliodusis commonly referred to as Fangtooth Snake-eel, Fangtooth Snake Eel, Toothy Eel, Tusky Ee. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Aplatophis chauliodus (c) by Claudio L.S. Sampaio




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lexID:
7352 
AphiaID:
279644 
Scientific:
Aplatophis chauliodus 
German:
Schlangen-Aal 
English:
Fangtooth Snake-eel, Fangtooth Snake Eel, Toothy Eel, Tusky Ee 
Category:
Ål 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Aplatophis (Genus) > chauliodus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Böhlke, 1956 
Sea depth:
33 - 91 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 84cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-14 23:21:39 

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Fangtooth snake-eel

Aplatophis is a genus of eels in the snake-eel family Ophichthidae with these species: Aplatophis chauliodus and
Aplatophis zorro

The family Ophichthidae is the largest and most diverse of the families of eels, containing around 300 species in over 52 genera.

Feed on other fishes and crustaceans

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Teleostei (Infraclass) > Elopomorpha (Superorder) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Aplatophis (Genus) > Aplatophis chauliodus (Species)

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  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Aplatophis chauliodus (c) by Claudio L.S. Sampaio
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