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Echidna catenata 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.


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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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-28 19:24:20 

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A benthic and solitary species found commonly on reefs and rocky shore areas. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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