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Ariosoma scheelei Tropical conger

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lexID:
9556 
AphiaID:
217541 
Scientific:
Ariosoma scheelei 
German:
Meeraal 
English:
Tropical Conger 
Category:
Eel-like 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Ariosoma (Genus) > scheelei (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Strömman, ), 1896 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Komodo (Komodo Island), Marschall Islands, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, South-Africa 
Sea depth:
9 - 55 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
60.8 °F - 84.2 °F (16°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
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)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Ariosoma anago
  • Ariosoma anagoides
  • Ariosoma anale
  • Ariosoma bauchotae
  • Ariosoma coquettei
  • Ariosoma fasciatum
  • Ariosoma gilberti
  • Ariosoma howensis
  • Ariosoma major
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-03-24 14:00:50 

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(Strömman, 1896)


Biology
Uncommon species found in lagoon reefs (Ref. 1602). Solitary and cryptic, also seen in sheltered bays (Ref

Synonym:
Leptocephalus scheelei Strömman, 1896

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Bathymyrinae (Subfamily) > Ariosoma (Genus) > Ariosoma scheelei (Species)

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