Scientific Name
Gymnothorax nudivomer  
Gymnothorax nudivomer裸鋤裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1867) Depth 4 - 165M
Chinese 裸鋤裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 裸犁裸胸鱔 
Max Length 180 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖)、秤仔花(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Zanzibar [Tanzania, Western Indian Ocean] 
Synonyms Gymnothorax insignis, Gymnothorax xanthostomus, Lycodontis nudivomer, Muraena nudivomer   
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 ASIZP0056646. ASIZP0056647. ASIZP0802564. ASIZP0912564. NMMSTP00989. NTOU-AE0220.  
Common Name Yellow-mouth eel; Yellowmouth moray; Starry moray; Yellow-mouth moray; Yellow-mouthed moray eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 8.2-8.8, DGO 8.8-11.0, TR 2.9-3.0 in TL, Vert 133-139. Snout blunt, lower jaw extruded, thorax skin and abdomen loose and swollen. Yellowish body anteriorly, gradually becoming dark-brownish posteriorly; with numerous, round, dark-edged whitish spots which are smaller and denser anteriorly. Gill opening in a blackish spot; brightly yellowish inner mouth skin.
habitats Inhabits reef slopes. Mucus is toxic 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, South Africa, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, east to Hawaii. 
Utility fisheries