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Uropterygius nagoensis Hatooka, 1984
NAGO SNAKE MORAY
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Uropterygius nagoensis Hatooka , 1984

Nago snakemoray Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Uropterygiinae
Etymology: Uropterygius: Greek, oura = tail + Greek pterygion = little wing. Fin (Ref. 45335 ) ;   nagoensis: Named after Nago, its type locality.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 90102 ).   Subtropical; 31°N - 36°S, 94°E - 172°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Pacific Ocean: Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559 ), Taiwan (Ref. 12711 ), Indonesia (Ref. 47567 ), Papua New Guinea (Ref. 28888 ) eastward to Tonga (Ref. 53797 ), Fiji and Solomon Island (Ref. 90102 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 71.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 34709 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae : 136 - 138.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits caves and crevices of coral reef in about 10-30 m (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino , 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 19 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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