Scientific Name
Uropterygius micropterus  
Uropterygius micropterus小鰭尾鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1852) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 小鰭尾鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 小鰭尾鱔 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 小鰭鰭尾鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Wahai, northern Ceram, Indonesia 
Synonyms Muraena micropterus, Uropterygius marmoratus   
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.  Bleeker, P. 1852 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0055103. ASIZP0056522. ASIZP0056633. ASIZP0059631. ASIZP0060424. ASIZP0069712. ASIZP0069717. ASIZP0069718. ASIZP0070314. ASIZP0070363. ASIZP0080354. ASIZP0803277. ASIZP0803278. ASIZP0803279. ASIZP0913277 . ASIZP0913278 . ASIZP0913279 . NMMBP03152. NMMSTP00918. NTOU-AE5714. USNM00135287. USNM00312855. USNM00312856.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Shortfinned reef-eel; Tidepool snake moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 7.6-8.5, DGO 17.2-22.5, TR 2.2-3.0 in TL; Vert 115-120. Pale lower head and body parts, gray-brown with a network of web-like brownish thin lines.
habitats Abundant on rubble areas of intertidal zone. Feeds on small fishes and probably on small crustaceans as well. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa, southern Japan, Taiwan, Great Barrier Reef, Micronesia. 
Utility Pet.