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Gymnothorax pindae  Smith, 1962

Pinda moray
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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).   More on author: Smith.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 43 - ? m (Ref. 37816).   Tropical; 30°N - 28°S, 34°E - 149°W

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 39.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1602)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0; Vertebrae: 110 - 124. Uniformly brown moray that differs from G. monochrous by having lower jaw teeth that are finely serrated on their posterior margins.

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