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Facciolella oxyrhyncha

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lexID:
4646 
AphiaID:
126307 
Scientific:
Facciolella oxyrhyncha 
German:
Spitzflossen-Zauberaal 
English:
Facciola's Sorcerer 
Category:
Congridés 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Nettastomatidae (Family) > Facciolella (Genus) > oxyrhyncha (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bellotti, ), 1883 
Occurrence:
Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, Uruguay, Madeira, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Afrique de l'Ouest, Angola, Atlantique Est, Espagne, Golf du Guinée, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Portugal, Sénégal, Street of Gibralta, Togo 
Sea depth:
30 - 731 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 65cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, crevettes, crevettes-barbier, crustacés, Invertébrés 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-16 20:08:14 

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(Bellotti, 1883)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal to Angola including the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas in the Mediterranean.

Biology:
The young are sometimes found in caves, larger specimens caught deeper.
Feeds mainly on decapod natantia.

Synonymised taxa:
Facciolella physonema (Facciolà, 1914)
Facciolella physonima (Facciolà, 1914)
Leptocephalus oxyrhynchus Bellotti, 1883
Nettastomella physonima Facciolà, 1914

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Nettastomatidae (Family) > Facciolella (Genus)

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