Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Gymnothorax  
  Gymnothorax fimbriatus  (Bennett, 1832) 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Gymnothorax fimbriataLycodontis undulatusMuraena bullataMuraena fimbriataMuraena reevesiiThyrsoidea bullata  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 6.7-7.1, DGO 14.0-20.0, TR 2.9-3.4 in TL, Vert 131-133. Jaws pointed, elongated and slightly curved. Ground color of body from yellowish white to brownish; each body side with numerous, blackish brown spots in 3-4 longitudinal rows; head and abdomen speckled with many small blackish dots in large individuals. Posterior fin has blackish brown comb-like bands. Body spot variations occur in some individuals, large spots may link vertically forming several wavy bars. 
Habitat: Occurs in lagoons, reef flats. Common in harbors and small caves. Feeds on fishes. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, China, Australia. 
Utility: fisheries 
Name Code: 380755
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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