Scientific Name
Scuticaria tigrina  
Scuticaria tigrina虎斑鞭尾鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Lesson, 1828) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 虎斑鞭尾鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 虎斑鞭尾鱔 
Max Length 120 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 虎斑長圓鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pan_Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Bora Bora, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific] 
Synonyms Gymnomuraena tigrina, Ichthyophis tigrinus, Scuticaria tigrinus, Uropteryginus tigrinus, Uropterygius tigrinus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Chen, H. M., K. T. Shao and C. T. Chen. 1994. A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64;Chen, H. M., K. T. Shao and C. T. Chen. 1997. Systematic studies the Muraenid fishes (Muraenidae) from the waters around Taiwan, Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Fishery Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, pp. 1-257 (in Chinese).  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0056524. ASIZP0069966. ASIZP0803288. ASIZP0913288. NTOU-AE0382. NTOU-AE1977. NTOU-AE3681.  
Barcode2008-08-05,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Leopard spotted moray; Tiger reef-ell 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 13, DGO 29, TR 1.7 in TL; Vert 116. Posterior nostrils tubular, equal to anterior nostril in length, all are whitish. Body elongated. Tail length about 3 in total length. Generally yellow to orange body, blotched with roundish dark-brown spots. Jaws speckled with many small dark-brown spots.
habitats Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. Found on sand and between rocks. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa, north to Taiwan, Philippines and Hawaiian Islands; Micronesia. 
Utility aquarium.