Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Gymnothorax  
  Gymnothorax ypsilon  Hatooka & Randall, 1992 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Gymnothorax punctatofasciatusGymnothorax richardsoni  details
Citation: Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: HL 7.1-8.5, BD 13.3-20, TR 2.8-3.3 in TL. TV 148-153. Dorsal fin moderately high, its origin before gill opening. Anus before mid-body. Jaw teeth sharp and uniserial. Body creamy light brown with 30-36 distinct, narrow, dark crossbars extending onto fins (some bars on most specimens Y-shaped). Anterior part of head uniformly light brown. Anal fin with a white margin. MVF 5-58-151. 
Habitat: Live in deeper waters. 
Distribution: Pacific Ocean: southern Japan, Taiwan and the Hawaiian Islands. 
Utility: Fisheries. 
Name Code: 380778
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