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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Gymnothorax  
  Gymnothorax eurostus  (Abbott, 1860) 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Gymnothorax laysanusLycodontis eurostusLycodontis laysanusLycodontis meleagrisMuraena laysanaThyrsoidea eurosta  details
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)
Abbott, C. C.1860. Description of new species of apodal fishes in the museum of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 12: 475-479.
Character: HL 7.1-8.8, DGO 10.4-17.3, TR 2.9-3.4 in TL, Vert 124-127. Jaws slightly curved. Dark-brownish body, with numerous yellow-whitish dots, density increases with proximity to head; several rows of black-brownish dots on body side. Orange iris; whitish anterior nostril root, jaw pores and tail tip margin. 
Habitat: Inshore reef habitat 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Hawaii. 
Utility: commercial 
Name Code: 380753
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2010-07-01 U/L
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