Gymnothorax phalarus

The Gymnothorax phalarus lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 23 - 339 m environment.

Gymnothorax phalarus is described from 23 individuals taken in trawl and dredge collections made on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The new species is nearly always syntopic with a similar species, Gymnothorax equatorialis. More

Eel, Gymnothorax phalarus (thick tail with spots that are smaller than the diameter of the eyes). In Mexican waters the Spottail Moray Eel is limited to the Sea of Cortez and along the Mexican coastal mainland south to Guatemala. More

Common names

Moray in English
Morena in sp

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnothorax
Species : Gymnothorax phalarus
Authority : Bussing, 1998