Scientific Name
Gymnothorax fimbriatus  
Gymnothorax fimbriatus花鰭裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bennett, 1832) Depth 0 - 30M
Chinese 花鰭裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細斑裸胸鱔 
Max Length 80 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖)、花鰻(澎湖)、青頭子(澎湖)、繸斑裸胸鯙 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Enchelycore tamarae, Gymnothorax fimbriata, Lycodontis undulatus, Muraena bullata, Muraena fimbriata, Muraena isingleenoïdes, Muraena reevesii, Thyrsoidea bullata   
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)  Bennett, E. T. 1832 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0056356. ASIZP0056500. ASIZP0056652. ASIZP0056668. ASIZP0057944. ASIZP0057953. ASIZP0058310. ASIZP0058312. ASIZP0058313. ASIZP0058320. ASIZP0058321. ASIZP0058326. ASIZP0058339. ASIZP0059534. ASIZP0059536. ASIZP0059701. ASIZP0059707. ASIZP0063473. ASIZP0067231. ASIZP0067233. ASIZP0067234. ASIZP0802179. ASIZP0802180. ASIZP0802181. ASIZP0802460. ASIZP0802505. ASIZP0802570. ASIZP0912179. ASIZP0912180. ASIZP0912181. ASIZP0912460. ASIZP0912505. ASIZP0912570. CAS35150. FRIP00511. FRIP20092. FRIP20418. ...List all 82 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Spot-face moray; Darkspotted moray; Dark spotted moray; Fimbriated moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 6.7-7.1, DGO 14.0-20.0, TR 2.9-3.4 in TL, Vert 131-133. Jaws pointed, elongated and slightly curved. Ground color of body from yellowish white to brownish; each body side with numerous, blackish brown spots in 3-4 longitudinal rows; head and abdomen speckled with many small blackish dots in large individuals. Posterior fin has blackish brown comb-like bands. Body spot variations occur in some individuals, large spots may link vertically forming several wavy bars.
habitats Occurs in lagoons, reef flats. Common in harbors and small caves. Feeds on fishes. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, China, Australia. 
Utility fisheries