WoRMS taxon details

Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Muraena 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. <em>London.</em> 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. (2024). FishBase. Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217503 on 2024-06-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2020-09-24 06:35:24Z
changed

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original description  (of Muraena 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. <em>London.</em> 23 vols. unnumbered pages. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing 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]
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English turkey moray  [details]
Japanese ワカウツボハナビラウツボ [from synonym]  [details]