Eunice aphroditois

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Latin name Eunice aphroditois
Local name Bobbit worm
Family Eunicidae - Eunice
Origin East Indian Ocean, West Indian Ocean, Australia, Japan, The Red Sea, The Mexican Golf, West Atlantic, Indonesia, Mediterranean Sea, East Pacific, New Zealand, Central/West Pacific
Max length 300 cm (118,1")
As aquarium fish
Minimum volume Unknown
Hardiness Hardy
Suitable for aquarium Suitable for most aquarium
Reef safe Unknown
Aggressiveness Unknown
Recommended Fish
Larger crustaceans (Shrimp, crabs...)
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Beware of
Threat to fish and crustaceans

This species eats all kinds of fish, shrimps, crabs etc. which are of suitable size.

Descriptions and further reading
References and further reading

About references

Leonard Ho. 2017. Bobbit worms really are the stuff of nightmares - - (English)