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Gymnothorax australicola  Lavenberg, 1992

South Pacific moray
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Gymnothorax australicola   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 45 m (Ref. 13539).   Subtropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 37.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13539)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

A plain-colored light brown moray with a black eye ring, white blotches around the last two infraorbital pores and last three mandibular pores, and a single branchial pore.

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