Shortfin Snake Moray, Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker 1852)

Other Names: Shortfinned Snake Moray, Tidepool Snake Moray

Shortfin Snake Moray, Uropterygius micropterus, from Taiwan. Source: Fish Database of Taiwan / License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

A yellowish to brown moray with a web-like network of fine dark lines.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2017, Uropterygius micropterus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 04 Dec 2023,

Shortfin Snake Moray, Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker 1852)


Chen, H.-M., Shao, K.-T. & Chen, C.T. 1994. A review of the muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological Studies 33(1): 44-64.

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CAAB Code:37060062

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:30 cm TL

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