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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:
Brazil, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Kenya, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, Philippines, South-Africa, Tansania, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Seychelles, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
11.81" - 15.75" (30cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-13 20:40:19 

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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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