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Ophichthus altipennis Black-finned snake eel


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lexID:
2799 
AphiaID:
271937 
Scientific:
Ophichthus altipennis 
German:
Sand-Schlangenaal 
English:
Black-finned Snake Eel 
Category:
Snake Eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthus (Genus) > altipennis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kaup), 1856 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Ambon, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Comores, Corea, French Polynesia, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Moluccas, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor Sea, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 40.55" (103 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Schrimps, Shrimps 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Ophichthus alleni
  • Ophichthus aniptocheilos
  • Ophichthus apachus
  • Ophichthus aphotistos
  • Ophichthus apicalis
  • Ophichthus arneutes
  • Ophichthus asakusae
  • Ophichthus brachynotopterus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-08 14:14:05 

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(Kaup, 1856)

Synonyms:
Microdonophis altipennis Kaup, 1856
Ophichthus altipinnis (Kaup, 1856)
Ophichthus melanochir (Bleeker, 1864)
Ophichthys melanochir Bleeker, 1864
Pisodonophis zophistius Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Pisoodonophis zophistius Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Ophichthus (Genus) > Ophichthus altipennis (Species)

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