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Gorgasia japonica japanese eel

Gorgasia japonicais commonly referred to as japanese eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3332 
AphiaID:
277879 
Scientific:
Gorgasia japonica 
German:
Japanischer Röhrenaal 
English:
Japanese Eel 
Category:
Garden eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Gorgasia (Genus) > japonica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Abe, Miki & Asai, 1977 
Occurrence:
Bali, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, South-Pazific, Taiwan, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 75.2 °F (20°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooplankton 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
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:
2020-02-24 22:00:18 

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Gorgasia japonica, non colloquial name is known, are found in the Western Pacific from Hachijojima and Hachijokojima (Japan) up to New Zealand in the south-west Pacific. Found on large sandy areas near reefs and found by so-called drop-offs, at depths rarely exceeding 30 m where they wait on drifting plankton from which they mainly live.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Heterocongrinae (Subfamily) > Gorgasia (Genus)



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External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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