Uropterygius golanii McCosker & Smith, 1997
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Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Uropterygiinae
Max. size:  45.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 10 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from the northern Red Sea.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 145-148. Body uniformly gray-brown; laterally compressed, subrectangular in cross-section. Vertical fins restricted to the tail tip; anus at mid-body; one branchial pore (Ref. 27479).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 19 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.01.99

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