WoRMS taxon details

Gymnothorax rueppelliae (McClelland, 1844)

217477  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217477)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Found in clear waters of lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 30 m. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans, mainly at...  
Description Found in clear waters of lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 30 m. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans, mainly at night. Nervous and aggressive (Ref. 9710). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Gymnothorax rueppelliae (McClelland, 1844). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217477 on 2020-05-31
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
changed
2013-01-08 11:20:45Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source 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 Found in clear waters of lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 30 m. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans, mainly at night. Nervous and aggressive (Ref. 9710). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English banded moray  [details]
Hawaiian puhi  [details]
Japanese クラカケウツボ  [details]
Gymnothorax rueppellii YellowheadMoray DMS
 Gymnothorax rueppel...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax leucacme P11762 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax rueppelliae FIN031331 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax rueppelliae FIN031332 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax rueppellii USNM 374951 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax rueppellii USNM 423401 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Gymnothorax waialuae P11807 illustration)
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