Gymnothorax hubbsi Böhlke & Böhlke, 1977
Lichen moray
Gymnothorax hubbsi
photo by Simpson, R.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 60 - 180 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: eastern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Cuba.
Diagnosis:  Small, short snout, pale branching marks on brownish background over entire body and fins (Ref. 26938).
Biology:  Found in coastal waters (Ref. 26340).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 August 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.05.98
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.08.94

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