Scientific Name
Gymnothorax herrei  
Gymnothorax herrei海氏裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Beebe & Tee-Van, 1933 Depth 0 - 30M
Chinese 海氏裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 海氏裸胸鱔 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海瑞氏裸胸鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Analao, Batangas, Philippines, 13°45'N, 120°55'E, depth 0-3 meters 
Synonyms Gymnothorax brunneus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Chen, Shao & Chen (1994) A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64.  Beebe, W. etc. 1933 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List NMMSTP00095.  
Common Name Herre's moray eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 8.3; DGO 26.6, TR 2.8 in TL, Vert 114. Uniformly brownish body, with a paler head, abdomen, fins and posterior part of tail. Body size smaller, generally not exceeding 20 cm TL. Maxillary teeth bi-series.
habitats Shallow water or intertidal zone habitat. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, and the Philippines. 
Utility pet