Geometric moray

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The Geometric moray lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 40 m environment.

This Geometric Moray Eel is not storing food like a hamster but suffers from a disease. More

First there were the pale geometric morays (Siderea grisea), in size and stature a lot smaller than the other species. I found them together in twos and threes on a few occasions. More

The geometric moray, Gymnothorax griseus, is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae, found throughout the western Indian Ocean at depths down to 40 m. Its length is up to 65 cm. More

Photo: Humboldt squid Photo: Sea squirts and clingfishPhoto: Yellow trumpetfishPhoto: Conger eelPhoto: Geometric moray eelsPhoto: Great white shark profilePhoto: Shark mouthPhoto: Red sea starPhoto: Shark and bubblesPhoto: Male jawfishPhoto: Bladder kelp pods ENLARGEWALLPAPER Top predators in the Red Sea, geometric moray eels (Gymnothorax griseus) slither out of a hideout on the sea floor. More

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The Geometric moray has a long body with one continuous along its back. Like other morays it has elongated nostrils. You can easily recognize it by the dashed lines patterning its face, as shown in our photo at More

Common names

Geometric moray in English
Geometriese bontpaling in Afrikaans
Geometrisk muræne in Danish (dansk)
Grey moray in English
Gymnothorax griseus in Catalan (Català)
Gymnothorax griseus in French (français)
Muréna šedá in Czech (česky)
Muréna šedá in Czech (česky)
Murène tatouée in French (français)
Musaf a'ramadani in Arabic (‫العربية)
Musaf taneem in Arabic (‫العربية)
Peppered moray in Unknown
西印度洋双犁海鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
西印度洋雙犁海鱔 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnothorax
Species : Gymnothorax griseus
Authority : Lacep