Uropterygius wheeleri Blache, 1967
Jigsaw moray
Uropterygius wheeleri
photo by Wirtz, P.

 Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Uropterygiinae
 Max. size:  54.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde, Senegal and islands of the Bay of Biafra.
 Biology:  Occurs in rocky or sandy shallow waters.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 04.06.12
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.08.94

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