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Gymnothorax melatremus Schultz, 1953
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Muraenidae  
 Genus Gymnothorax  
  Gymnothorax melatremus    Schultz, 1953 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms: Lycodontis melatremus   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 6.8-9.1, DGO 13-15.2, TR 2.8-3.1 in TL. Body smaller, uniformly yellowish when fresh. Body turns white-brownish quickly in formalin or alcohol. Vertical blackish band coneved iris. Blackish gill openings. Lower part of head, abdomen and fin are all paler in alcohol. 
Habitat: Lives in holes and crevices of seaward reefs or intertidal pool. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa, north to Japan, Taiwan, the Hawaiian Islands, south to the Australs; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: Pet 
Name Code: 380762
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Gymnothorax melatremus
Gymnothorax melatremus
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Gymnothorax melatremus
Gymnothorax melatremus
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0902 [detail]
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Gymnothorax melatremus
Gymnothorax melatremus
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0016 [detail]
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