Scientific Name
Gymnothorax chilospilus  
Gymnothorax chilospilus雲紋裸胸鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1864 Depth 0 - 200M
Chinese 雲紋裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 雲紋裸胸鱔 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 唇斑裸胸鯙、錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖)、粉鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality East Indian Archipelago [Indonesia] 
Synonyms Lycodontis chilospilos, Lycodontis chilospilus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Chen, Shao & Chen (1994) review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64;Bleeker, P. 1864. Poissons inédits indo-archipélagiques de l'ordre des Murènes. Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor de Dierkunde v. 2: 38-54.  P. Bleeker 1864 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0054158. ASIZP0054708. ASIZP0056651. ASIZP0057949. ASIZP0057952. ASIZP0058328. ASIZP0058333. ASIZP0061379. ASIZP0062036. ASIZP0067290. ASIZP0067296. ASIZP0067305. ASIZP0070368. ASIZP0074616. ASIZP0802239. ASIZP0802240. ASIZP0802241. ASIZP0912239. ASIZP0912240. ASIZP0912241. BPBMI23095. BPBMI23275. BPBMI23336. FRIP20090. FRIP20361. NMMSTP00633. NTMP0676. NTOU-AE0230. NTOU-AE0232. NTUM07614. USNM00312330. USNM00312336. USNM00312337. USNM00312643. USNM00312644.  
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name White-lippe moray eel; Lipspot moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 7.0-8.3, DGO 12.9-17.0, TR 2.9-3.4 in TL, Vert 124-128. Body size medium, rarely exceeding 52 cm. Very variable body color, ground color from pale yellowish to brownish; with numerous irregular dark-brownish bars across the body, some bars connected and some separate. Each jaw pore within a whitish spot; posterior part of each side of lower jaw has a large white spot; blackish mouth corner.
habitats Occurs in shallow coastal reef, usually found in less than 5 m water depth, but ranges to deep water reefs. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific:South Africa to the Hawaiian, north to the Ryukyu and Taiwan, south to northern Australia. 
Utility fisheries