Gymnothorax marshallensis (Schultz 1953)

Other Names: Marshall Islands Moray

Illustration of the holotype of the Marshall Islands Moray, Gymnothorax marshallensis, USNM 141687. Source: Dorothea B. Schultz, Fig. 31, in Schultz (1953) Bulletin of the United States National Museum 202(1): 150 / Biodiversity Heritage Library. License: CC BY Attribution

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Gymnothorax marshallensis (Schultz 1953)

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Boot Reef in the northern Coral Sea, depth 2-7 m. Inhabits coral and rubble areas on shallow wave-washed reefs.

Species Citation

Rabula marshallensis Schultz, in Schultz et al. 1953, Bulletin of the United States National Museum 202(1): 149, Fig. 31. Type locality: lagoon reef at Ennylabegan Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, western Pacific.

Gymnothorax marshallensis (Schultz 1953)


Schultz, L.P. 1953. Family Muraenidae: moray eels. pp. 98-159, figs 21-33, pls 6, 11-16 in Schultz, L.P., Herald, E.S., Lachner, E.A., Welander, A.D. & Woods, L.P. (eds). Fishes of the Marshall and Marianas Islands. Vol. 1. Families Asymmetrontidae through Siganidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 202(1): 1-685, figs 1-90, pls 1-74 Ref at BHL

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CAAB Code:37060095

Depth:1-10 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:18 cm TL

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