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Gymnothorax prionodon Australian mottled moray, Saw-toothed Eel, Indo-Pacific Spotted Moray

Gymnothorax prionodonis commonly referred to as Australian mottled moray, Saw-toothed Eel, Indo-Pacific Spotted Moray. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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A Sawtooth Moray, Gymnothorax prionodon, at Halifax Point, Port Stephens, New South Wales. Source: Ian Skipworth / Wikimedia Commons. License: CC BY Attribution


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lexID:
9552 
AphiaID:
271874 
Scientific:
Gymnothorax prionodon 
German:
Muräne 
English:
Australian Mottled Moray, Saw-toothed Eel, Indo-Pacific Spotted Moray 
Category:
Moray Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > prionodon (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ogilby, 1895 
Occurrence:
Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South China Sea, Taiwan 
Size:
31.5" - 59.06" (80cm - 150cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Predatory, Sepia, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-03-23 16:23:51 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Gymnothorax prionodon has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Gymnothorax prionodon in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Gymnothorax prionodon. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Ogilby, 1895

Synonyms:
Gymnothorax leucostigma Jordan & Richardson, 1909
Gymnothorax leucostigmus Jordan & Richardson, 1909
Gymnothorax wooliensis (Whitley, 1968)
Lycodontis wooliensis Whitley, 1968

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

External links

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

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A Sawtooth Moray, Gymnothorax prionodon, at Halifax Point, Port Stephens, New South Wales. Source: Ian Skipworth / Wikimedia Commons. License: CC BY Attribution
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A Sawtooth Moray, Gymnothorax prionodon, at Halifax Point, Port Stephens, New South Wales. Source: Richard Ling / Flickr. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike
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A Sawtooth Moray, Gymnothorax prionodon, at North West Solitary Island, New South Wales. Source: Ian V. Shaw / Reef Life Survey. License: CC BY Attribution
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