Zebra moray

The zebra moray, Gymnomuraena zebra, is a species of moray eel, the only member of the genus Gymnomuraena.

The Zebra moray lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 50 m environment.

Though rather reclusive, the reef safe Zebra Moray Eel is very peaceful and slow moving. It needs lots of rock in order to conceal its entire body, but once comfortable in its environment, it will venture out for food. More

The zebra moray, Gymnomuraena zebra, is a species of saltwater eels, the only member of the genus Gymnomuraena of the Muraenidae (moray eel) family. More

The Zebra moray eel is one of the most commonly available morays and one of the most suitable moray species to keep in aquariums as well. More

Zebra Moray Eel Description Product Description Bottom The Zebra Moray not only has a unique appearance, it's the one of the most docile eels available, making it ideal foe a peaceful community tank. More

The Zebra Moray not only has a unique appearance, it's the one of the most docile eels available, making it ideal foe a peaceful community tank. These eels rarely bother even the smallest fish. They feed on crustaceans, not fish. More

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Shy and retiring, zebra morays hole up in crevices and under ledges on the wave-swept outer edges of coral reefs. At night they come out to hunt, prowling the reefs in search of crabs, clams and other hard-shelled prey. Their teeth tell the tale of their diet. More

The Zebra Moray Eel is an eyecatching and extremely docile species that derives its name from the bold pattern of bars on its body. The Zebra Moray Eel is an ideal moray for the community fish tank. More

fishes are safe with a zebra moray as long as the eel is regularly fed. These eels are too large and "clumsy" to be kept with most sessile invertebrates and they definitely should not be kept in small reef systems. More

The zebra moray, also known as the reticulated moray, is a relatively docile Indo-Pacific eel and is one of the better morays for the home aquarium. More

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As its name suggests, the zebra moray is a dark brown with thin white bands wrapping the body, similar to a zebra. Unlike most other fish, moray eels don More

Zebra moray eels spend their days hiding in tropical reefs and rock formations. At dusk they make swift, strikes at passing crabs, sea urchins and snails, which they locate with their keen sense of smell. More

Notes: The Zebra Moray Eel is actually very docile and can be kept in a peaceful community aquarium, however it can also thrive in an aggressive predator tank. Make sure to provide it with a cave where it can hide. More

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Common names

Abu Jineh in Arabic (‫العربية)
Ahas-dagat in Tagalog
Asfan in Arabic (‫العربية)
Bakasi in Cebuano
bonu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Buddide pam in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Buddide-pam in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Hagmang in Ilokano
Hangit in Waray-waray
Igat in Tagalog
Kadukkamalanhi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kasili in Cebuano
Malibanos in Tagalog
Marisa in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Mkunga in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Mkunga-chui in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Moray in English
Moreia zebra in Portuguese (Português)
Morena in sp
Morena cebra in Spanish (español)
Morena zebra in Spanish (español)
Mudiveng in Mahl
Muren roudennek in Breton (brezhoneg)
Muréna prícnopruhá in Czech (česky)
Muréna zebrí in Czech (česky)
Muréna zebrovitá in Czech (česky)
Murène zèbre in French (français)
Murène zébrée in French (français)
Musaf al mukhatat in Arabic (‫العربية)
Puhi in Hawaiian
Puhi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Reticulated moray in English
Sebra-bontpaling in Afrikaans
To'etapu in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Ubod in Davawenyo
Ubod in Surigaonon
Ubod in Tagalog
Vairan gal-gulla in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Zebra in Spanish (español)
Zebra eel in English
Zebra moray in English
Zebramuräna in Swedish (Svenska)
Zebramuräne in German (Deutsch)
Zebramuræne in Danish (dansk)
Zebura-utsubo in Japanese (日本語)
பட்டீடீ பாம் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
புத்தி தீபம் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
കടുക്ക മലഞ്ഞി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കടുക്കമാലഞി  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
斑紋蛇鱔(條紋海鱔) in Mandarin Chinese
斑纹蛇鳝(条纹海鳝) in Mandarin Chinese
斑馬裸鯙 in Mandarin Chinese
斑马裸鯙 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹裸海鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋裸海鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
薯鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
薯鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
虎鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
虎鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
錢鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
钱鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnomuraena
Species : Gymnomuraena zebra
Authority : Shaw, 1797