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Gymnothorax nigromarginatus (Girard, 1858)

Blackedge moray
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Girard.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 10 - 100 m (Ref. 9761), usually 10 - 19 m (Ref. 89891).   Subtropical; 27°N - 10°N, 98°W - 78°W

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: southern Florida to Texas and Yucatan in Mexico, but most common west of Mississippi River Delta.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 99.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 40637); peso massimo pubblicato: 1.4 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Brown, with small yellow or white spots on body and lower half of fins (Ref. 26938).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Abundant in seagrass beds and banks from 10-19 m depth. Rarely found in bays; absent from coral reefs.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 18 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.8 - 28.2, mean 27.3 (based on 315 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (62 of 100) .