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Myrichthys ocellatus  (Lesueur, 1825)

Goldspotted eel
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Myrichthys: Greek, myros, -ou = male of morey eel + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica ? - 15 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical, preferred ?; 25°N - 23°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), and Bahamas to Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756). Eastern Atlantic.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 110 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 26938)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

With diffuse dark spots, each with a pale center (bright yellow in life), on a pale tan or greenish-brown background, shading to pale green ventrally (Ref. 26938).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Common near islands and in rocky or coral areas (Ref. 7251). May move beneath the sand (Ref. 9710). Found in seagrass bed sand areas with sand and coral rubble (Ref. 26938). Feeds mainly on crabs (Ref. 32). Forages at night for prey.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : McCosker, John | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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