snakefish, painted grinner
Trachinocephalus myopsis commonly referred to as snakefish, painted grinner. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9159 AphiaID: 158884 Scientific: Trachinocephalus myops German: Gemalter Eidechsenfisch English: Snakefish, Painted Grinner Category: Weevers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > myops (Species) Initial determination: (Forster, ), 1801 Occurrence: , Ghana , Guadeloupe , Benin , Sudan , Eritrea , Barbados , Suriname , Gambia , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate , Djibouti Sint Eustatius and Saba, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Australia, Bahrain, Bakers Island, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada , China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Hawaii, Honduras, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lembeh Strait, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Atlantic Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Quatar, Réunion , Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Netherlands Antilles, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, West-Atlantic Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 0 - 430 Meter Size: 11.81" - 15.75" (30cm - 40cm) Temperature: °F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) Food: Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Predatory Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-01-13 20:40:19
Last edit: 2019-12-29 22:10:34
Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801)
Trachinocephalus myops commonly known as snakefish or painted grinner can be found to a depth of about 100 m,over sandy bottoms, often burrow into substrate, leaving eyes exposed. This snakefish feeds on fishes and small crustaceans.
Trachinocephalus myops is the sole member of its genus.
Trachinocephalus trachinus (misspelling)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodontinae (Subfamily) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > Trachinocephalus myops (Species)
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