Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Adults occur in shallow areas among corals (Ref. 37816). A gonochoristic species (Ref. 32169).
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Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka to Samoa, northern to southern Japan.
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Western Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 600 mm TL
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Max. size

65.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37816))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.55 - 2
  Temperature range (°C): 26.342 - 28.982
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.096 - 0.262
  Salinity (PPS): 34.250 - 35.181
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.444 - 4.691
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.098 - 0.167
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.391 - 1.541

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.55 - 2

Temperature range (°C): 26.342 - 28.982

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.096 - 0.262

Salinity (PPS): 34.250 - 35.181

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.444 - 4.691

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.098 - 0.167

Silicate (umol/l): 1.391 - 1.541
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Echidna delicatula

Echidna delicatula is a moray eel found in coral reefs around Sri Lanka, Samoa, and Japan.[1] It was first named by Johann Jakob Kaup in 1856,[1] and is commonly known as the fine-speckled moray or the mottled moray.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Echidna delicatula at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Common names for Echidna delicatula at www.fishbase.org.
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