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Strophidon sathete  (Hamilton, 1822)

Slender giant moray
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Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Strophidon sathete   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Strophidon: Greek, strophos = twisted + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).

Environnement / Climat / Gamme Écologie

; marin; eau douce; saumâtre récifal; dH range: 15 - 30; amphidrome (Ref. 51243); profondeur 0 - 15 m (Ref. 1602).   Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 13614); 30°N - 23°S

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 400 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3258); common length : 70.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3258)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Vertèbres: 183 - 196. Brownish grey above, lighter below (Ref. 3257). Body moderately elongate, cylindrical in front, compressed along tail; eyes small; teeth small, biserial, inner series enlarged; head not obviously distinct from trunk although the profile is moderately steep; very large mouth, extending to well beyond eye; biserial sharp teeth on jaws, larger in front and in inner row; dorsal fin inserted on head before gill-opening; scales absent (Ref. 4832).

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