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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchidna nebulosa (Ahl, 1789) 
AphiaID: 217469

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 editorEchidna (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchidna nebulosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchidna Forster, 1788
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchidna variegata Forster, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax boschi (Bleeker, 1853) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax boschii (Bleeker, 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycodontis boschi (Bleeker, 1853) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena boschii Bleeker, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena nebulosa Ahl, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraena ophis Rüppell, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilophis nebulosa (Ahl, 1789)
Source  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2014). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarry morayUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnowflake moray  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorena estrellada  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (69 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 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 (153 nucleotides; 150 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found between rocks and corals of intertidal reef flats, also in shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 10 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans. Safely kept with small aquarium fishes (Ref. 9710). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217469
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Echidna nebulosa. 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=217469 on 2014-12-29
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