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Bascanichthys ceciliae

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lexID:
4758 
AphiaID:
275451 
Scientific:
Bascanichthys ceciliae 
German:
Schlangeaal 
English:
Bascanichthys Ceciliae 
Category:
Näsålar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Bascanichthys (Genus) > ceciliae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Blache & Cadenat, 1971 
Occurrence:
Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Benin, Congo, Togo, The Gulf of Guinea, Senegal, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Angola, Östra Atlanten, Västra Atlanten 
Size:
60 cm - 82.5 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Edible crab, Predatory, Zoobenthos, Rock shrimps, Krabbor, Räkor, ryggradslösa djur, Skaldjur, Småfisk 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
5 - Svår 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Bascanichthys bascanium
  • Bascanichthys bascanoides
  • Bascanichthys cylindricus
  • Bascanichthys deraniyagalai
  • Bascanichthys fijiensis
  • Bascanichthys filaria
  • Bascanichthys inopinatus
  • Bascanichthys kirkii
  • Bascanichthys longipinnis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-21 18:33:49 

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Blache & Cadenat, 1971

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola.

Biology:
Burrows in sand in shallow water from near shore to the beach, the burrows may be uncovered by low tide.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) > Ophichthinae (Subfamily) > Bascanichthys (Genus)

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