Gymnothorax polygonius Poey, 1875
Polygon moray
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  98 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 256 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Madeira and Cape Verde. Western Central Atlantic: Cuba (Ref. 26340) and Trindade Island in Brazil (Ref. 57756).
Biology:  Found in coastal waters in rocky habitats.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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