Myrichthys pantostigmiusis commonly referred to as Clarion snake eel. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8529 AphiaID: 275487 Scientific: Myrichthys pantostigmius German: Schlangenaal English: Clarion Snake Eel Category: Ål Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Myrichthys (Genus) > pantostigmius (Species) Initial determination: Jordan & McGregor, 1898 Size: bis zu 50cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-06-28 19:13:26
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Jordan & McGregor, 1898
Special thanks for the first photo of Myrichthys pantostigmius to Dr. Gerry R . Allen, he has taken this photo at Revillagigedo.
The Clarion snake eel is found in the Eastern Pacific only near the Revillagigedo and Clipperton Island.
Myrichthys pantostigmius is a benthic species and is found in shallow waters to 20 meters depth among rocks and sand.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Myrichthys (Genus) > Myrichthys pantostigmius (Species)
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