Scientific Name
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus  
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus黃邊鰭裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Rüppell, 1830) Depth 1 - 150M
Chinese 黃邊鰭裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃邊裸胸鱔 
Max Length 100 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、鰻(臺東)、糬鰻(澎湖)、青痣(澎湖)、蠘仔鰻(澎湖)、硓[石古]鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Red Sea 
Synonyms Gymnothorax flavomarginatus, Gymnothorax mauritianus, Gymnothorax viridipinnis, Lycodontis flavimarginatus, Lycodontis flavomarginatus, Lycodontis lemayi, Muraena flavimarginata, Muraena mauritiana, Muraena viridipinna   
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)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0054261. ASIZP0056501. ASIZP0057463. ASIZP0057943. ASIZP0058311. ASIZP0058323. ASIZP0058324. ASIZP0058325. ASIZP0058334. ASIZP0060408. ASIZP0062123. ASIZP0067314. ASIZP0067318. ASIZP0067345. ASIZP0802245. ASIZP0802246. ASIZP0802247. ASIZP0912245. ASIZP0912246. ASIZP0912247. BPBMI23276. FRIP20028. FRIP20364. FRIP20419. FRIP22354. NMMBP04406. NMMSTP00944. NTMP0337. NTOU-AE1798. NTUM00337. USNM00300504. USNM00312423. USNM00312427. USNM00312436. USNM00312446. USNM00312451. USNM00312454. ...List all 37 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,鄭惇遠,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Yellow-margin moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 7.5-7.8, DGO 15.0-17.2, TR 2.9-3.2 in TL, Vert 129-137. Brownish body, covered with numerous dark-brownish spots; gill opening in a blackish patch; blackish corner of mouth; bright yellow-greenish margin median fins.
habitats Occurs in coral or rocky areas of reef flats and protected shorelines to seaward reefs. Feeds on cephalopods, fishes. Most often appears on the reef after a bait has been set. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa, north to the Ryukyu, Taiwan and Hawaiian islands. 
Utility aquarium, commercial Eaten in Taiwan.