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Trachinocephalus myops snakefish, painted grinner


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lexID:
9159 
AphiaID:
158884 
Scientific:
Trachinocephalus myops 
German:
Gemalter Eidechsenfisch 
English:
Snakefish, Painted Grinner 
Category:
Weevers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > myops (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forster, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Benin, Sudan, Eritrea, Barbados, Suriname, Gambia, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Sint Eustatius and Saba, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Australia, Bahrain, Bakers Island, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada , China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Hawaii, Honduras, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lembeh Strait, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Atlantic Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Quatar, Réunion , Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Netherlands Antilles, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, West-Atlantic Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 430 Meter 
Size:
11.81" - 15.75" (30cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Predatory 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-12-29 22:10:34 

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Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801)

Trachinocephalus myops commonly known as snakefish or painted grinner can be found to a depth of about 100 m,over sandy bottoms, often burrow into substrate, leaving eyes exposed. This snakefish feeds on fishes and small crustaceans.

Trachinocephalus myops is the sole member of its genus.

Synonym:
Goodella hypozona
Osmerus lemniscatus
Salmo myops
Saurus brevirostris
Saurus lemniscatus
Saurus limbatus
Saurus myops
Saurus trachinus
Saurus truncatus
Synodus brevirostris
Synodus myops
Trachicephalus myops
Trachinocephalus brevirostris
Trachinocephalus limbatus
Trachinocephalus trachinus (misspelling)

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Aulopiformes (Order) > Synodontidae (Family) > Synodontinae (Subfamily) > Trachinocephalus (Genus) > Trachinocephalus myops (Species)

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