Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Scuticaria  
  Scuticaria tigrina  (Lesson, 1828) 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Gymnomuraena tigrinaIchthyophis tigrinusScuticaria tigrinusUropteryginus tigrinusUropterygius tigrinus  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Chen, H. M., K. T. Shao and C. T. Chen. 1994. A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64
Chen, H. M., K. T. Shao and C. T. Chen. 1997. Systematic studies the Muraenid fishes (Muraenidae) from the waters around Taiwan, Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Fishery Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, pp. 1-257 (in Chinese).
Character: HL 13, DGO 29, TR 1.7 in TL; Vert 116. Posterior nostrils tubular, equal to anterior nostril in length, all are whitish. Body elongated. Tail length about 3 in total length. Generally yellow to orange body, blotched with roundish dark-brown spots. Jaws speckled with many small dark-brown spots. 
Habitat: Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. Found on sand and between rocks. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa, north to Taiwan, Philippines and Hawaiian Islands; Micronesia. 
Utility: aquarium. 
Name Code: 380782
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) 
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2010-06-30 U/L
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