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Heteroconger longissimus Brown Garden Eel


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lexID:
3020 
AphiaID:
126288 
Scientific:
Heteroconger longissimus 
German:
Brauner Röhrenaal 
English:
Brown Garden Eel 
Category:
Garden eels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Heteroconger (Genus) > longissimus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1870 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Madeira, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, St. Kitts and Nevis, The Bahamas, the Canary Islands, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Size:
7.87" - 14.96" (20cm - 38cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Detritus, Living Food, Zooplankton 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-02-09 17:18:24 

Husbandry

Günther, 1870

Found on sandy bottom, living in colonies. Feed on plancton and detritus.

Synonyms:
Heteroconger halis (Böhlke, 1957)
Nystactes halis Böhlke, 1957
Nystactichthys halis (Böhlke, 1957)
Nystatichthys halis (Böhlke, 1957)
Taenioconger halis (Böhlke, 1957)
Taenioconger longissimus (Günther, 1870)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Heterocongrinae (Subfamily) > Heteroconger (Genus) > Heteroconger longissimus (Species)

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