Scientific Name
Gymnothorax monostigma
Gymnothorax monostigma眼斑裸胸鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Regan, 1909) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 眼斑裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 眼斑裸胸鱔 
Max Length 44 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Raiatea, Society Islands 
Synonyms Gymnothorax monostigmus, Lycodontis monostigmus, Muraena monostigma   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Regan, C. T.1909. Descriptions of new marine fishes from Australia and the Pacific. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 4 (no. 23): 438-440.  Regan, C. T. 1909 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List USNM00312573.  
Common Name One-spot moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL. 8.9, trunk 2.5, Tail 2.0, BD. 21.3 in TL. Plain brown moray that has a distinctive dark ring around each eye that extends backwards as a rectangular blotch. Whitish spots surrounding each mandibular pore around the mouth. Iris red. Margin of caudal and anal fin orange.
habitats Inhabits seaward reefs. 
Distribution Indian Ocean: Maldives. Pacific Ocean: Mariana islands and Papua New Guinea. Micronesia, Taiwan. 
Utility Pet.