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Moringua microchir Red Spagetthi Eel


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lexID:
1877 
AphiaID:
217459 
Scientific:
Moringua microchir 
German:
Roter Spaghettiaal 
English:
Red Spagetthi Eel 
Category:
Eel-like 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Moringuidae (Family) > Moringua (Genus) > microchir (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1853 
Occurrence:
the Persian Gulf , American Samoa, Australia, East Africa, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Jamaica, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, South-Africa, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Venezuela 
Sea depth:
3 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 18.5" (47 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes) 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-10 01:02:48 

Husbandry

Bleeker, 1853

Photo made by Frank Mohr, www.bizarraquarisitk.de

You will see it very rarely as it lives buried in the sand.

We do not know anything about its eating behaviour.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Moringuidae (Family) > Moringua (Genus)

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