Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Strophidon  
  Strophidon sathete  (Hamilton, 1822) 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Evenchelys macrurusGymnothorax satheteLycodontis satheteMuraena macrurusMuraena satheteMuraenophis satheteStrophidon uiThyrsoidea macrura  details
Citation:
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64(Chen, Shao & Chen, 1994)
Character: HL 8.9-11.5, DGO 31-46, TR 2.6-3.5 in TL; Vert 183-191. Body very elongated, probably the longest moray. Gap of mouth deep; blood capillaries under the skin visible when alive. Uniformly brown body, upper head, dorsal area and the posterior fin edges darker. 
Habitat: Frequently caught by trawlers from muddy Taiwan ocean bottoms. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the western Pacific. 
Utility: fisheries. 
Name Code: 380783
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