Typhlonectes natans

Typhlonectes natans

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Typhlonectes natans

Typhlonectes natans, also incorrectly called the rubber eel, is a species of caecilian in the family Typhlonectidae found in Colombia, Venezuela, and possibly Trinidad and Tobago. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and rivers. The rubber eel is commonly kept as an aquarium pet, and is sometimes sold as a "fish" in aquarium stores.

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1. Typhlonectes natans Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhlonectes_natans
2. Typhlonectes natans on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59601/85909110

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