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Synodus jaculum Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tail-blotch Lizardfish


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lexID:
4532 
AphiaID:
217673 
Scientific:
Synodus jaculum 
German:
Schwarzfleck- Eidechsenfisch, Schwanzfleck-Eidechsenfisch 
English:
Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tail-blotch Lizardfish 
Category:
Lizardfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodus (Genus) > jaculum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Russell & Cressey, 1979 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bakers Island, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Réunion , Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
10 - 100 Meter 
Size:
3.94" - 7.87" (10cm - 20cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Predatory, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-07 10:11:31 

Husbandry

Russell & Cressey, 1979

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Line, Marquesan, and Society islands, north to the Izu Islands (Japan), south to New South Wales (Australia); Palau to Kosrae in Micronesia.

Biology

Inhabits coral reefs. Commonly found on sand or rubble near coral heads. Frequently caught with S. variegatus and S. englemani, using artisanal gear and trawls. Sold fresh and dried salted in markets---

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