Scientific Name
Gymnothorax eurostus  
Gymnothorax eurostus黴身裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Abbott, 1860) Depth 0 - 15M
Chinese 黴身裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黴身裸胸鱔 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鰻、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖)、米鰻(澎湖)、呆仔鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hawaiian Islands 
Synonyms Gymnothorax laysanus, Lycodontis eurostus, Lycodontis laysanus, Lycodontis meleagris, Muraena laysana, Thyrsoidea eurosta   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64(Chen, Shao & Chen, 1994);Abbott, C. C.1860. Description of new species of apodal fishes in the museum of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 12: 475-479.  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0054321. ASIZP0056493. ASIZP0056645. ASIZP0058383. ASIZP0059538. ASIZP0059638. ASIZP0059708. ASIZP0060428. ASIZP0060734. ASIZP0062037. ASIZP0067307. ASIZP0067317. ASIZP0071236. ASIZP0802243. ASIZP0802244. ASIZP0802538. ASIZP0802539. ASIZP0802658. ASIZP0912243. ASIZP0912244. ASIZP0912538. ASIZP0912539. BPBMI23256. BPBMI23274. FRIP00506. FRIP22150. FRIP22215. FRIP22216. FRIP22217. NMMSTP00169. NTMP1083. NTUM04284. NTUM07590. NTUM08492. NTUM08493. RUSI35054. USNM00312360. ...List all 52 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Salt and pepper moray; Stout moray; Abbott's moray eel; Abbott's eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 7.1-8.8, DGO 10.4-17.3, TR 2.9-3.4 in TL, Vert 124-127. Jaws slightly curved. Dark-brownish body, with numerous yellow-whitish dots, density increases with proximity to head; several rows of black-brownish dots on body side. Orange iris; whitish anterior nostril root, jaw pores and tail tip margin.
habitats Inshore reef habitat 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Hawaii. 
Utility commercial