Gymnothorax walvisensis Prokofiev, 2009
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 Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
 Max. size:  41.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Southeastern Atlantic: Walvis Ridge.
 Diagnosis:  This species is distinct in having the following characters: one row of maxillary and mandibular teeth, no medial row of intermaxillar teeth; no numerous small vomer teeth, arranged in posterior part in 2 unclear rows; no serration of tooth edges; 3 infraorbital, 5 mandibular, 3 suprabranchial pores; color solid light; vertebral formula 5-50-134 (Ref. 81023).
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.07.09

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