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Scuticaria tigrina Tiger reef-eel

Scuticaria tigrinais commonly referred to as Tiger reef-eel. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5469 
AphiaID:
217530 
Scientific:
Scuticaria tigrina 
German:
Tigermuräne, Leopardenmuräne 
English:
Tiger Reef-eel 
Category:
Moray Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Scuticaria (Genus) > tigrina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lesson, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Central Pazific, Comores, Costa Rica, East Africa, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Egypt, French Polynesia, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Johnston Atoll, Madagascar, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Mozambique, Palau, Panama, Philippines, Réunion , Somalia, South-Africa, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Tonga, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
8 - 25 Meter 
Size:
up to 47.24" (120 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Scuticaria bahiensis
  • Scuticaria hadwenii
  • Scuticaria irwiniana
  • Scuticaria itirapinensis
  • Scuticaria kautskyi
  • Scuticaria novaesii
  • Scuticaria okinawae
  • Scuticaria peruviana
  • Scuticaria salesiana
  • Scuticaria steelei
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-15 21:44:18 

Info

(Lesson, 1828)

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs.
Found on sand and between rocks.
Extremely secretive.
Usually only seen at night

Synonyms:
Gymnomuraena tigrina (Lesson, 1828)
Ichthyophis tigrinus Lesson, 1828
Scuticaria tigrinus (Lesson, 1828)
Uropteryginus tigrinus (Lesson, 1828)
Uropterygius tigrinus (Lesson, 1828)

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Johnny Jensen (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright zsispeo, Foto: Reunion Island
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Copyright zsispeo, Foto: Reunion Island
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Copyright Joe De Vroe, Foto:  El Fanadir South, Ägypten, 09 July 2009
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Von zsispeo - Flickr: Scuticaria tigrina, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32824718
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Copyright Richard & Mary Field, Oman, Fahl Island`, Gulf of Oman
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copyright Johnny Jensen, Dänemark
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