Scientific Name
Gymnothorax taiwanensis
Gymnothorax taiwanensis臺灣裸胸鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author Chen, Loh & Shao, 2008 Depth 3 - 30M
Chinese 臺灣裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 臺灣裸胸鱔 
Max Length 52.3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Offshore from Shihtiping (23°29'N, 121°30'E), Hualien, eastern Taiwan, depth 10 meters 
Reference Chen, H. M., K. H. Loh and K. T. Shao. 2008. A new species of moray eel, Gymnothorax taiwanensis, (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from eastern Taiwan. Raffles bulletin of zoology, 2008 Supplement No. 19: 131–134.  Chen, H-M., K-H. Loh etc. 2008 
Specimen List ASIZP0069371Holotype. ASIZP0069372Paratype. ASIZP0069373Paratype. ASIZP0069741. ASIZP0069745. ASIZP0069747. ASIZP0073975. ASIZP0803270. ASIZP0803271. ASIZP0803272. ASIZP0806428. ASIZP0913270 . ASIZP0913271 . ASIZP0913272. ASIZP0916428. NTOU-AE0614. NTOU-AE1802. NTOU-AE1803.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Taiwanese moray eel 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist