Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider 1801

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

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scientific name

Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider 1801
status

 

Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider 1801  — Black-spotted moray

Status at New Ireland. New record; previously misidentified as Gymnothorax melanospilus  (non Bleeker, 1855) by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 82), based on ZMH 16481View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 0.—General distribution: East Africa and Oman east to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Australia. Found in crevices in lagoons and seaward coral reefs, 1–50 m depth. Marine.