Gymnothorax smithi, Indian white spotted moray eel

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Gymnothorax smithi Sumod, Mohapatra, Sanjeevan, Kishor & Bineesh, 2019

Indian white spotted moray eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335);  smithi: Named for David G. Smith, United States National Museum. [Entered by: 14 and Modified by: YOUR # Shift+Enter to Save the record before entering the Ref # in MainRef field.].

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad ? - 200 m (Ref. 121832).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean, southeastern Arabian Sea, India.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 61.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 121832)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

This species is distinguished by the following characters: a moderate sized moray eel with greyish brown colour overlain with small irregular white spots; anus is slightly behind mid-point of the body; broad head with short jaws, the snout tip blunt and short; eyes small and closer to rictus than to the snout tip; teeth pointed and serrated teeth, the vomerine teeth uniserial anteriorly, biserial centrally and uniserial posteriorly; branchial pores 1-2; vertebral count 3-5 /57/130-132 (Ref. 121832).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Known only from three type specimens collected by demersal trawl at about 200 m depth (on the basis of holotype, not known for paratypes) (Ref. 121832).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Sumod, K.S., A. Mohapatra, V.N. Sanjeevan, T.G. Kishor and K.K. Bineesh, 2019. A new species of white-spotted moray eel, Gymnothorax smithi (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from deep waters of Arabian Sea, India. Zootaxa 4652(2):359-366. (Ref. 121832)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = No PD50 data   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00048 (0.00026 - 0.00088), b=3.27 (3.12 - 3.42), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100) .