Freshwater moray

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Original source: Own work Author Tess Reloep
Author: Tess Reloep

The Freshwater moray lives in the demersal, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

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The Freshwater Moray can be recognised by its colour and habitat. It is yellowish to brown with dark spots on the head, body and fins. The snout and lower jaw of adults are pale. More

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Common names

Freshwater moray in English
Indian mud moray in English
Kultamureena in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Muréna sladkovodní in Czech (česky)
蒂尔裸胸鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
蒂爾裸胸鱔 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnothorax
Species : Gymnothorax tile
Authority : Hamilton, 1822