Chain Moray, Chain Moray Eel, Little Banded Eel
Echidna catenatais commonly referred to as Chain Moray, Chain Moray Eel, Little Banded Eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1944 AphiaID: 278676 Scientific: Echidna catenata German: Kettenmuräne English: Chain Moray, Chain Moray Eel, Little Banded Eel Category: Moray Eels Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Echidna (Genus) > catenata (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch, ), 1795 Occurrence: , Barbados , Guadeloupe , Suriname Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 12 Meter Size: up to 64.96" (165 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) Food: Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2006-06-04 14:10:30
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A benthic and solitary species found commonly on reefs and rocky shore areas. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans
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