Scientific Name
Uropterygius marmoratus  
Uropterygius marmoratus石紋尾鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Lacepède, 1803) Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 石紋尾鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 花斑尾鱔 
Max Length 62 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 石點長圓鯙、石紋鞭尾鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nouvelle-Bretagne [New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific] 
Synonyms Gymnomuraena marmorata, Ichthyophis pantherinus, Scuticaria marmorata, Uropterygius marmaratus, Uropterygus marmoratus   
Reference Loh, K. H., I. S. Chen, J. E. Randall and H. M. Chen, 2008. A review and molecular phylogeny of the moray eel subfamily Uropterygiinae (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from Taiwan, with description of a new species. Raffles bulletin of zoology, 2008 Supplement No. 19: 135–150.  Loh, K.H., I.S. Chen, J.E. Randall, etc. 2008 
Specimen List BPBMI23260.  
Common Name Marbled reef-eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Color whitish and densely mottled with roundish dark brown spots about the size of eye or slightly larger. Fin rays restricted at tail tip.
habitats inhabit at seaward reefs or tidal pools. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa, Japan, Taiwan and Hawaiian. 
Utility no