Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tail-blotch Lizardfish
Synodus jaculumis commonly referred to as Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tail-blotch Lizardfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4532 AphiaID: 217673 Scientific: Synodus jaculum German: Schwarzfleck- Eidechsenfisch, Schwanzfleck-Eidechsenfisch English: Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tail-blotch Lizardfish Category: Lizardfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodus (Genus) > jaculum (Species) Initial determination: Russell & Cressey, 1979 Occurrence: , Hong Kong (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bakers Island, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Réunion , Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 10 - 100 Meter Size: 3.94" - 7.87" (10cm - 20cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Fish (little fishes), Predatory, Schrimps Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Russell & Cressey, 1979
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Line, Marquesan, and Society islands, north to the Izu Islands (Japan), south to New South Wales (Australia); Palau to Kosrae in Micronesia.
Inhabits coral reefs. Commonly found on sand or rubble near coral heads. Frequently caught with S. variegatus and S. englemani, using artisanal gear and trawls. Sold fresh and dried salted in markets---
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