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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Gymnothorax  
  Gymnothorax buroensis  (Bleeker, 1857) ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Lycodontis buroensisMuraena buroensis  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)
Character: HL 7.1-7.5, DGO 12.7-17.1, TR 2.9-3.2 in TL, Vert 111-120. Body size small, rarely exceeding 33 cm TL. Brownish body, lower jaw and abdomen paler, with several rows of longitudinal dark-brownish dots, whitish interspaces diminish toward the tail tip. Caudal fin margin, yellow-greenish posteriorly. Black-brownish ocular posterior area, supraorbital pores, and median fins. 
Habitat: Occurs in shallow lagoon and seaward reefs. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa, north to the Ryukyu and Hawaiian islands; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: Aquarium 
Name Code: 380750
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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