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Chilorhinus suensonii  Lütken, 1852

Seagrass eel
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Chlopsidae (False morays)
Etymology: Chilorhinus: Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, rhinos = nose (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Lütken.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Atlantic: Bermuda and southern Florida, USA to Bahia in Brazil.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 7251)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy areas and seagrass beds, usually bathed by clear, oceanic waters. Feeds on small fish and invertebrates (Ref. 42064).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

They migrate en mass towards the open sea and have leptocephalus larvae.

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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