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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax moringa (Cuvier, 1829) 
AphiaID: 158584

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 editorGymnothorax (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax Bloch, 1795
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax albimentis (Evermann & Marsh, 1900)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax concolor (Abbott, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax flavoscriptus Poey, 1876
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax moringua (Cuvier, 1829) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax picturatus Poey, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax rostratus Agassiz, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycodontis albimentis Evermann & Marsh, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycodontis moringa (Cuvier, 1829)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena moringa Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena punctata Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurenophis caramuru Castelnau, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurenophis curvilineata Castelnau, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSidera flavoscripta (Poey, 1876) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSidera moringa (Cuvier, 1829)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsoidea concolor Abbott, 1860
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspotted moray  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorena manchada  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (58 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (40 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 (19 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean to southeastern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158584
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Gymnothorax moringa. 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=158584 on 2014-07-12
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