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Brachysomophis atlanticus Brachysomophis atlanticus

Brachysomophis atlanticusis commonly referred to as Brachysomophis atlanticus. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4588 
AphiaID:
279124 
Scientific:
Brachysomophis atlanticus 
German:
Sterngucker-Schlangenaal 
English:
Brachysomophis Atlanticus 
Category:
Snake Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Brachysomophis (Genus) > atlanticus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Blache & Saldanha, 1972 
Occurrence:
Senegal, The Gulf of Guinea 
Size:
up to 10.75" (27.3 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 84.2 °F (24°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Mysis, Schrimps 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-30 21:05:17 

Info

Blache & Saldanha

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: off Senegal and Gulf of Guinea.


Biology:
Burrows in sand and mud on the continental shelf.

Low vulnerability.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Brachysomophis (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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