Gymnothorax punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Red Sea whitespotted moray
Gymnothorax punctatus
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  90 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in shallow coastal coral and rocky reefs (Ref. 30573).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 August 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.07.97
Modified by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 09.02.00

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