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
 Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
 Biology:  Found in shallow coastal coral and rocky reefs (Ref. 30573).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 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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