Mottled moray

The Mottled moray lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

The Australian mottled moray (in Australia), and mottled moray (in New Zealand), Gymnothorax prionodon, is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae, found at depths down to 80 m. Their length is between 80 and 150 cm. More

Mottled moray may refer to three species of eels: * The fine-speckled moray, Echidna delicatula. * The Australian mottled moray, Gymnothorax prionodon. * The undulated moray, Gymnothorax undulatus. Disambig gray. More

The Australian mottled moray is a very elongate scaleless fish with a large mouth full of prominent backward facing teeth, hinged so that they can fold back but lock when prey tries to struggle free. More

Mottled Moray: (Gymnothorax prionodon) This one is brown with a slight mottled arrangement of light spots unevenly spaced over it's length. 5. More

Australian mottled moray, Gymnothorax prionodon Ogilby, 1895 ... Red Sea whitespotted moray, Gymnothorax punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 ... 5 Ganges shark: Information from Answers. More

The speckled or mottled moray (Gymnothorax obesus) is also a strong moray eel with a short stocky snout and very strong jaws. I haven't dared play with this one yet, as it appears to be a biter but is very shy. It is rarely found along the coast. More

* Australian mottled moray, Gymnothorax prionodon Ogilby, 1895 * Gymnothorax prismodon B�hlke & Randall, 2000 * Gymnothorax prolatus Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991 * Gymnothorax pseudoherrei B�hlke, 2000 * Highfin moray, Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus More

Common names

Arashi-utsubo in Japanese (日本語)
Fine-speckled moray in English
Kiruveng in Mahl
Mottled moray in English
Muréna nádherná in Czech (česky)
Pusi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Vellamalanhi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വെള്ളമലഞ്ഞി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വെള്ളമാലഞി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
恬情双犁海鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
恬情雙犁海鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
棕背蛇鱔 (棕背海鱔) in Mandarin Chinese
棕背蛇鳝 (棕背海鳝) in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Echidna
Species : Echidna delicatula
Authority : Kaup, 1856