WoRMS taxon details

Uropterygius xanthopterus Bleeker, 1859

212038  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212038)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits corals, crevices of shallow reefs, as well as dropoffs of up to 56 m.  
Description Inhabits corals, crevices of shallow reefs, as well as dropoffs of up to 56 m. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Uropterygius xanthopterus Bleeker, 1859. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212038 on 2020-04-08
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record McCosker, J. E.; Randall, J. E. (1982). Synonymies of Indian Ocean eels, with the description of Gymnothorax enigmaticus, a moray previously known as G. ruppeli. <em>Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci.</em> 43(2):17-24. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits corals, crevices of shallow reefs, as well as dropoffs of up to 56 m. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English freckleface reef-eel  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Uropterygius alboguttatus USNM 401773 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Uropterygius alboguttatus USNM 439905 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Uropterygius xanthopterus USNM 439911 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Uropterygius xanthopterus USNM 440097 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]