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Crocodylus porosus Salt-water Crocodile, Saltie, Estuarine Crocodile


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lexID:
12324 
AphiaID:
344030 
Scientific:
Crocodylus porosus 
German:
Salzwasserkrokodil, Leistenkrokodil 
English:
Salt-water Crocodile, Saltie, Estuarine Crocodile 
Category:
Reptiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Crocodylia (Order) > Crocodylidae (Family) > Crocodylus (Genus) > porosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schneider, 1801 
Occurrence:
Arafura Sea, Australia, Bangladesh, Borneo (Kalimantan), Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Caroline Island, India, Indonesia, Java, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, Mangroves , Micronesia, Myanmar, Oceania, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Nicobar Islands, Timor Sea, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
157.48" - 275.59" (400cm - 700cm) 
Weight:
1000 kg 
Temperature:
68 °F - 86 °F (20°C - 30°C) 
Food:
Algae, Big fish, cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carrion, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Insects, Mammals, Predatory, Sea birds, Sea snakes, Sepia, Turtles 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Crocodylus acutus
  • Crocodylus intermedius
  • Crocodylus johnsoni
  • Crocodylus mindorensis
  • Crocodylus moreletii
  • Crocodylus niloticus
  • Crocodylus novaeguineae
  • Crocodylus palustris
  • Crocodylus raninus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 14:38:38 

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