Chestnut moray

The panamic green moray is found in the Pacific from the Gulf of California to Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands.

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The Chestnut moray lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 36 m environment.

The Caribbean chestnut moray, Enchelycore carychroa, is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae, found in the western Atlantic from Bermuda, southern Florida, the Bahamas, and the western Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, at depths of between 1 and 20 m. More

Another name for a Chestnut moray is a Enchelycore carychroa Source: Digital Fish Funnel, July 27, 2004 report as bad entry | send to a friend via email Add your own definition of Chestnut moray. More

Both the Viper Moray and Chestnut Moray can be distinguished by arching jaws that exhibit a nasty looking set of teeth even when their mouths remain shut. Vipers reach a length of slightly over two feet. More

The standard length of the Caribbean chestnut moray is 244 millimeters. This image was taken with a Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 12.3-megapixel camera with a 105-millimeter f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor lens and dual Nikon SB28 flash units. More

Common names

Cacique in Spanish (español)
Chestnut moray in English
Moray in English
Morena in sp
Morena cacique in Spanish (español)
Morena prieta in Spanish (español)
Morena verde in Spanish (español)
morena verde panámica in Spanish (español)
Muréna kaštanová in Czech (česky)
Muréna kaštanová in Czech (česky)
Murène chalaigne in French (français)
Murène châtaigne in French (français)
Panamic green moray in English
栗色裸胸鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
栗色裸胸鳝 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnothorax
Species : Gymnothorax castaneus
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1883