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Heteroconger luteolus


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lexID:
9679 
Scientific:
Heteroconger luteolus 
German:
Röhrenaal 
English:
Yellow garden eel 
Category:
Näsålar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Heteroconger (Genus) > luteolus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Smith, 1989 
Occurrence:
Bahamas, Florida, Mexicanska golfen, USA 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, ryggradslösa djur 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-30 13:04:55 

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Smith, 1989

Body very elongate, compressed; tail much longer than head and trunk; head short, snout very short (
Bright yellow on upper 1/2 of head and front body, with numerous scattered small dark dots, abruptly white on lower half; lips dark at front; eye with a black bar separating a yellow upper part and white lower part of iris.

Reaches 50 cm.

On sandy bottoms.

Depth range at least 15-37 m.

The Gulf of Mexico to the Bahamas.

Source:
Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

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

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