Scientific Name
Gymnothorax zonipectis  
Gymnothorax zonipectis帶尾裸胸鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author Seale, 1906 Depth 8 - 40M
Chinese 帶尾裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 帶尾裸胸鱔 
Max Length 47 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tahiti, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific] 
Synonyms Gymnothorax zonipectus, Lycodontis zonipectis   
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)  Hatooka, K. etc. 1993 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0056521. ASIZP0058693. ASIZP0059532. ASIZP0062042. ASIZP0067213. ASIZP0074150. ASIZP0802193. ASIZP0912193. BPBMI23408. NMMBP02472. NMMBP03153. NMMBP03154. NMMBP04827. NMMBP08517. NMMSTP00551. NTOU-AE1947. NTOU-AE1961. NTOU-AE3685. RUSI35079.  
Common Name Zonipectis moray; Bartail moray; Barredfin moray; Bar-tail moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 6.4-7.2, DGO 15.7-19.0, TR 3.3-3.4 in TL, Vert 122-126. Body smaller, rarely exceeding 40 cm TL. Jaws pointed and elongated, slightly curved. Ground color light brownish body, with many vertical irregular dark brownish bars on body side; tail with oblique, thick, comb-like, dark-brownish bands; each jaw pore within a whitish bar, a broad blackish brown bar extends backward from eye; face has several extend whitish bars.
habitats Occurs in tidal pools. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Micronesia. 
Utility no