Myrichthys ocellatus, Goldspotted eel : aquarium

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Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur, 1825)

Goldspotted eel
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Ophichthidae (Snake eels) > Ophichthinae
Etymology: Myrichthys: Greek, myros, -ou = male of morey eel + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Lesueur.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall ? - 15 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical; 25°N - 23°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

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

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 110 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 26938)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

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).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : McCosker, John | Medarbetare

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. Publ. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.5 - 28.2, mean 27.5 (based on 632 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00151 (0.00061 - 0.00377), b=2.90 (2.69 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .