Blotchy Lizardfish, Graceful Lizardfish, Gracile Lizardfish, Gracile Saury , Slender Grinner, Slender Lizardfish , Slender Saury
Saurida gracilisis commonly referred to as Blotchy Lizardfish, Graceful Lizardfish, Gracile Lizardfish, Gracile Saury , Slender Grinner, Slender Lizardfish , Slender Saury. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4549 AphiaID: 217662 Scientific: Saurida gracilis German: Graziler-Eidechsenfisch, Marmorierter Eidechsenfisch English: Blotchy Lizardfish, Graceful Lizardfish, Gracile Lizardfish, Gracile Saury , Slender Grinner, Slender Lizardfish , Slender Saury Category: Lizardfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Saurida (Genus) > gracilis (Species) Initial determination: (Quoy & Gaimard, ), 1824 Occurrence: , Sudan (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, East Africa, Egypt, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lembeh Strait, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Midway Islands, Moluccas, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Raja Amat, Rapa, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Somalia, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 0 - 135 Meter Size: up to 12.6" (32 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Crustaceans, 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to the Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, Lord Howe, and Rapa.
Inhabits sand and silty reefs.
Common in shallow lagoons, reef flats, and sheltered seaward reefs. Feeds on fishes and is active at night.
Caught with artisanal gear.
Saurida gracila (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (misspelling)
Saurida gracilata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (misspelling)
Saurus gracilis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Saurus minutus Lesueur, 1825
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Harpadontinae (Subfamily) > Saurida (Genus) > Saurida gracilis (Species)
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