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Uropterygius xanthopterus Freckleface reef-ee

Uropterygius xanthopterusis commonly referred to as Freckleface reef-ee. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4571 
AphiaID:
212038 
Scientific:
Uropterygius xanthopterus 
German:
Muräne 
English:
Freckleface Reef-ee 
Category:
Moray Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Uropterygius (Genus) > xanthopterus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1859 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, French Polynesia, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kiribati, Line Islands, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Réunion , Samoa, South-Africa, Sumatra, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Tonga, Vietnam 
Size:
up to 24.41" (62 cm) 
Temperature:
24,6 °F - 29,3 °F (24,6°C - 29,3°C) 
Food:
Living Food, Mysis 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Uropterygius concolor
  • Uropterygius fasciolatus
  • Uropterygius fuscoguttatus
  • Uropterygius genie
  • Uropterygius golanii
  • Uropterygius inornatus
  • Uropterygius kamar
  • Uropterygius macrocephalus
  • Uropterygius macularius
  • Uropterygius marmoratus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-26 10:17:43 

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Bleeker, 1859

Found in crevices of shallow reefs, as well as drop-offs.

Synonyms:
Uropteryginus xanthopterus Bleeker, 1859
Uropterygius alboguttatus Smith, 1962
Uropterygius xanthropterus Bleeker, 1859

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Uropterygiinae (Subfamily) > Uropterygius (Genus) > Uropterygius xanthopterus (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Von Sébastien Vasquez - Eigenes Werk, CC-BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41075030
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Uropterygius xanthopterus (c) by Markus Moschinger
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Uropterygius xanthopterus (c) by Markus Moschinger
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Uropterygius xanthopterus (c) by Markus Moschinger
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Uropterygius xanthopterus (c) by Markus Moschinger
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Uropterygius xanthopterus (c) by Markus Moschinger
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Uropterygius xanthopterus
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