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Myxus elongatus


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lexID:
12279 
AphiaID:
276971 
Scientific:
Myxus elongatus 
German:
Sandgraue Meeräsche 
English:
Sand Mullet, Black Spot Mullet, Bully Mullet, Lano, Poddy, Tallegalene, Wide Bay Mullet, Sand Grey Mullet 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mugilidae (Family) > Myxus (Genus) > elongatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1861 
Occurrence:
Bass Strait, South Australia, Norfolk Island, anadrome fish, Lord Howe Island, Tasmanien, Western Australia, New South Wales (Australia), Timor Sea, Australien, Queensland 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 29°C 
Food:
Copepods, Nekton, Amphipods, Cyklops, fytoplankton, Krill, Musslor, Mysis, Räkor, ryggradslösa djur, Skaldjur, Sniglar, zooplankton 
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:
2019-08-01 18:03:19 

Husbandry

Myxus elongatus ia a silvery olive-green to reddish-brown mullet becoming pale silvery below, with a gold blotch on the gill cover, a black spot on the upper pectoral-fin base, a white margin on anal fin.
Form schools in shallow coastal waters and lower estuaries, and juveniles may enter freshwaters.

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