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Trachinocephalus myops


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lexID:
9159 
AphiaID:
158884 
Scientific:
Trachinocephalus myops 
German:
Gemalter Eidechsenfisch 
English:
Snakefish, Painted Grinner 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > myops (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forster, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Lembeh Strait, Bahamas, Brasilien, Caribien, Filippinerne, Florida, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius , Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), New Zealand, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
30 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Skaldyr, Små fisk, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-13 20:40:19 

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Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801)

Trachinocephalus myops commonly known as snakefish or painted grinner can be found to a depth of about 100 m,over sandy bottoms, often burrow into substrate, leaving eyes exposed. This snakefish feeds on fishes and small crustaceans.

Trachinocephalus myops is the sole member of its genus.

Synonym:
Goodella hypozona
Osmerus lemniscatus
Salmo myops
Saurus brevirostris
Saurus lemniscatus
Saurus limbatus
Saurus myops
Saurus trachinus
Saurus truncatus
Synodus brevirostris
Synodus myops
Trachicephalus myops
Trachinocephalus brevirostris
Trachinocephalus limbatus
Trachinocephalus trachinus (misspelling)

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodontinae (Subfamily) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > Trachinocephalus myops (Species)

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