Scientific Name
Gymnothorax undulatus  
Gymnothorax undulatus疏斑裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1803) Depth 0 - 30M
Chinese 疏斑裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 波紋裸胸鱔 
Max Length 150 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 波紋裸胸鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖)、青痣(澎湖)、青頭仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pan_Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality No locality 
Synonyms Echidna fascigula, Gymnothorax undulates, Lycodontis undulata, Lycodontis undulatus, Muraena cancellata, Muraenophis undulata, Poecilophis fascigula   
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 ASIZP0056636. ASIZP0057950. ASIZP0058010. ASIZP0058314. ASIZP0058329. ASIZP0067315. ASIZP0069762. ASIZP0071585. ASIZP0802242. ASIZP0803280. ASIZP0912242. ASIZP0913280. FRIP00505. FRIP22289. NMMSTP00636. NTOU-AE3666. RUSI35044. RUSI35092. USNM00312641.  
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Undulated moray; Undulate moray; Undulated moray black barred garfish; Undulated eel; Common moray eel; Common hawaiian moray; Leopard moray; Mottled moray; Nami-Utsubo 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 6.8-8.1, DGO 13.9-16.5, TR 3.0-3.5 in TL, Vert 131-133. Ground color blackish brown to greenish brown body with numerous wavy, net-like whitish lines across the body. Darker snout; Yellowish green top of head when alive; darker mouth corner in some individuals.
habitats A common species on reef flats among rocks, rubble, or in lagoons and seaward reefs. Nocturnal species that feeds on fishes, octopi, and probably crustaceans. Used in Chinese medicine. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa, north to southern Japan, Taiwan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility Aquarium: commercial.