Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl 1789)

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 51

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8036-FF95-EDFC-C81819B2095E

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scientific name

Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl 1789)
status

 

Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl 1789)  — Peppered moray

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Hanover as Muraena picta  by Peters (1877: 850); reported from St. Mathias and New Ireland by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 82). ZMH material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Central Red Sea, East Africa and KwaZulu- Natal ( South Africa) east to Panama, north to Ryukyu Islands and Minami Tori Shima, south to northern Australia to 23°30'S and New Caledonia. Found on shallow reef flats, under rocks or in reef crevices, 0–100 m depth. Marine.