Scientific Name
Gymnothorax neglectus  
Gymnothorax neglectus細花斑裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Tanaka, 1911 Depth 100 - 300M
Chinese 細花斑裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細花斑裸胸鱔 
Max Length 120 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花斑裸胸鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Keelung, Taihoku, northern Taiwan 
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 ASIZP0056655. ASIZP0062040. ASIZP0063223. ASIZP0063224. ASIZP0063225. ASIZP0064491. ASIZP0069744. ASIZP0069756. ASIZP0802476. ASIZP0802477. ASIZP0803273. ASIZP0803274. ASIZP0912476. ASIZP0912477. ASIZP0913273. ASIZP0913274. FRIP00507. FRIP20101. FRIP20289. FRIP20370. FRIP21290. NMMBP04279. NMMSTP00956. NTOU-AE1450. NTOU-AE1451. NTOU-AE1452. NTOU-AE2439. NTOU-AE4106. NTOU-AE4119. NTOU-AE4120. NTOU-AE5267. NTOU-AE5497. NTUM01517. NTUM01575. NTUM07094.  
Common Name Moray eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 8.4-9.2, DGO 10.6-13.3, TR 2.5-2.6 in TL, Vert 142. Snout short and blunt; swollen thorax; slender tail. Reddish brown body with numerous small yellowish-white spots, even the inner mouth skin; spots on head more dense and yellowish when fresh; near the tail tip the spots decrease and nearly disappear. Fins darker but with a slight whitish margin; slightly blackish gill opening.
habitats Live in deeper (100-300 M depth), rocky habitat. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Japan and Taiwan. 
Utility fisheries