Gymnothorax prolatus Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  37.05 cm TL (male/unsexed); 40.4 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: off the east coast of northern Taiwan.
Biology:  Probably inhabiting muddy or sandy bottoms (Ref. 10326). Size of eggs 1.0-1.2 mm (Ref. 40858).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 18 August 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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