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Gymnothorax richardsonii  (Bleeker, 1852)

Richardson's moray
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 15 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 23°S

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 33390) to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyus, south to the Cook Islands; Mariana and Caroline islands in Micronesia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 90102)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 0; Ryggkotor: 112 - 117. Dark brown with darker mottling, a lighter chin and throat, and white margins around the lip pores.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow lagoons and seaward reefs. Often under large, loose dead coral pieces (Ref. 30404). Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 89972). Solitary (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao and C.T. Chen, 1994. A review of the muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zool. Stud. 33(1):44-64. (Ref. 6934)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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