WoRMS taxon details

Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795)

217503  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217503)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofMuraena meleagris Shaw, 1795) Shaw, G.; Nodder, F. P. (1789-1813). The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. London. 23 vols. unnumbered pages. [details]   
Description Commonly seen by divers, except in Micronesia where it is relatively uncommon. Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and...  
Description Commonly seen by divers, except in Micronesia where it is relatively uncommon. Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs from depths of 1 m to at least 36 m. Feeds mainly on fishes, also on crustaceans. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217503 on 2018-06-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofMuraena meleagris Shaw, 1795) Shaw, G.; Nodder, F. P. (1789-1813). The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. London. 23 vols. unnumbered pages. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofLycodontis meleagris (Shaw, 1795)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGymnothorax chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMuraena chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMuraena meleagris Shaw, 1795) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofThyrsoidea chlorostigma Kaup, 1856) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGymnothorax leucostictus Jenkins, 1903) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Commonly seen by divers, except in Micronesia where it is relatively uncommon. Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs from depths of 1 m to at least 36 m. Feeds mainly on fishes, also on crustaceans. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English turkey moray  [details]
Japanese ワカウツボハナビラウツボ [from synonym]  [details]