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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena helena Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 126303

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuraeninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax muraena Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimamuraena guttata (Risso, 1827) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimmamuraena guttata (Risso, 1827)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena australiae Richardson, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena bettencourti Osório, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena guttata Risso, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena helaena Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena helena australiae Richardson, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena punctata Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena romana Shaw, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena variegata Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena vorax Ogilby, 1907
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenophis bettencourti (Osório, 1911)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenophis fulva Risso, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenophis helena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurenophis bettencourti (Osório, 1911)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsoidea atlantica Johnson, 1862
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 244 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurenaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormrinaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormërinaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgjarpër deti  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormuraene  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormureneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoeraal  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoray eelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean moray  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurène de la MéditerranéeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurène  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuräneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMittelmeermurane  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorמורנה ים-תיכונית  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurinaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurena  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΣμέρνα  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormurene  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoreia  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorena  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormuräna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormuren baligi  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena helena australiae Richardson, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena helena Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus muraenae (Richiardi, 1877) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhagus muraenae Brian, 1906 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHatschekia obesa Goggio, 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBomolochus muraenae Richiardi, 1880 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobomatus muraenae (Richiardi, 1877) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (177 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (22 nucleotides; 19 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126303
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Muraena helena. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126303 on 2014-07-24
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