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Crocodylus porosus


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lexID:
12324 
AphiaID:
344030 
Scientific:
Crocodylus porosus 
German:
Salzwasserkrokodil, Leistenkrokodil 
English:
Salt-water Crocodile, Saltie, Estuarine Crocodile 
Category:
Reptiler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Crocodylia (Order) > Crocodylidae (Family) > Crocodylus (Genus) > porosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schneider, 1801 
Occurrence:
India, Sulu Sea , Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Timor Sea, Mangroves , Western Australia, Caroline Island, Komodo (Komodo Island), the Nicobar Islands, Andamanska Havet, Arafurahavet, Australien, Bangladesh, Borneo, Filippinerna, Indonesien, Java, Malaysia, Mikronesien, Oceanien, Palau, Papua Nya Guinea, Salomonöarna, Singapore, Södra Stilla Havet, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi (Indonesien), Sumatra, Sydafrika, Thailand, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
400 cm - 700 cm 
Weight:
1000 kg 
Temperature:
20°C - 30°C 
Food:
Sea birds, Turtles, Mammals, Predatory, cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carrion, Alger, big Fish, insekter, Sepia, Sjögurkor, Skaldjur, Småfisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Crocodylus acutus
  • Crocodylus intermedius
  • Crocodylus johnsoni
  • Crocodylus mindorensis
  • Crocodylus moreletii
  • Crocodylus niloticus
  • Crocodylus novaeguineae
  • Crocodylus palustris
  • Crocodylus raninus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 14:38:38 

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