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Echiichthys vipera


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lexID:
4615 
Scientific:
Echiichthys vipera 
German:
Viperqueise 
English:
Lesser weever 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Trachinidae (Family) > Echiichthys (Genus) > vipera (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Straße von Gibralta, Madeira, the Isle of Man, Northern Africa, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Азорские острова, Бртианские острова , Европейский берег, Египет, Исландия, Испания, Северное море, Скандинавия, Средиземное море 
Size:
10 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
6°C - 23°C 
Food:
Predatory, беспозвоночные, Креветка безпанцерная, Креветки, Мальки, Циклоп 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Для опытным аквариумистам 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-08 23:04:16 

Toxicity


Echiichthys vipera is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Echiichthys vipera, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

(Cuvier, 1829)

Distribbution:
Eastern Atlantic: North Sea to the Mediterranean, Morocco and Madeira.
Reported from the Canary Islands.

Biology
Littoral and benthic, on sandy, muddy or gravelly bottoms, from a few meters to about 150 m (in winter).
Rest on the bottom, often buried with eyes and tip of first dorsal fin exposed. Considered as the most dangerous of the European weevers, both for its poison and for its frequent occurrence very near to beaches.
There are venom glands on the first dorsal fin, which is totally black, and on the gill cover.

Short description
Body elongate. Coloration grey-brown on the back and silvery-white on the sides.
No spines in front of the eyes.

Venomous!

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