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Heteroconger klausewitzi

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lexID:
5579 
AphiaID:
271780 
Scientific:
Heteroconger klausewitzi 
German:
Galapagos Röhrenaal 
English:
Galapagos Garden-eel 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Congridae (Family) > Heteroconger (Genus) > klausewitzi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster, ), 1983 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Colombie, Equador, Galapagos, Panama 
Sea depth:
10 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 70cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 18°C 
Food:
plancton, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-24 14:27:13 

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Heteroconger klausewitzi (Eibl-Eibesfeldt and Köster, 1983)

Heteroconger klausewitzi, also known as the Galapagos garden-eel, is found in the waters of Costa Rica to Colombia, and Cocos, Malpelo and the Galapagos Islands, It inhabits clean sand. Found in large colonies. Feeds on plankton.

Light to dark brown; several white blotches on head and on body below lateral line; anterior pores of lateral line surrounded by white-pigmented areas; gill opening in a black patch.

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Species: Heteroconger klausewitzi



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