WoRMS taxon details

Gymnothorax undulatus (Lacepède, 1803)

217508  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217508)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description A common species on reef flats among rocks, rubble, or debris and also occurs on lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of 26...  
Description A common species on reef flats among rocks, rubble, or debris and also occurs on lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of 26 m or more. Reported to be an aggressive species prone to bite. It is an nocturnal species and feeds on fishes, octopuses, and probably crustaceans. Cavernicolous (Ref. 8593). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Gymnothorax undulatus (Lacepède, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217508 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 undulatus (Lacepède, 1803)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMuraena cancellata Richardson, 1848) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLycodontis undulata (Lacepède, 1803)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMuraenophis undulata Lacepède, 1803) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofGymnothorax undulates (Lacepède, 1803)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description A common species on reef flats among rocks, rubble, or debris and also occurs on lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of 26 m or more. Reported to be an aggressive species prone to bite. It is an nocturnal species and feeds on fishes, octopuses, and probably crustaceans. Cavernicolous (Ref. 8593). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English undulated moray  [details]
Japanese ナミウツボ  [details]