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Gymnothorax enigmaticus Enigmatic moray

Gymnothorax enigmaticusis commonly referred to as Enigmatic moray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


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lexID:
2796 
AphiaID:
217487 
Scientific:
Gymnothorax enigmaticus 
German:
Kleine Tiger-Muräne 
English:
Enigmatic Moray 
Category:
Moray Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > enigmaticus (Species) 
Initial determination:
McCosker & Randall, 1982 
Occurrence:
Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Sulawesi 
Size:
up to 22.83" (58 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Living Food, Smelts 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-04-19 12:43:30 

Toxicity


Gymnothorax enigmaticus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Gymnothorax enigmaticus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

Info

Relatively uncommon in intertidal reefs. Found in shallow coastal reefs.

Family: Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Order: Anguilliformes (eels and morays)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Gymnothorax enigmaticus; Aufnahme Malediven
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Gymnothorax enigmaticus; Aufnahme Malediven, Nachtaufnahme
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Gymnothorax enigmaticus - kleine Tiger Muräne  -  November 2006 - Indonesia - North-Sulawesi - P. Talise - Canon DIGITAL IXUS 700
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