Scientific Name
Gymnothorax ypsilon  
Gymnothorax ypsilon丫環裸胸鯙
by: Hong-Ming Chen
Author Hatooka & Randall, 1992 Depth 150 - 250M
Chinese 丫環裸胸鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 褐首裸胸鱔 
Max Length 89 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、糬鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Near Uotsurijima Island, Senkaku Islands, Japan 
Synonyms Gymnothorax punctatofasciatus, Gymnothorax richardsoni   
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Hatooka, K. etc. 1992 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058195. ASIZP0058196. ASIZP0064490. ASIZP0065467. FRIP03189.  
Common Name Y-bar moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 7.1-8.5, BD 13.3-20, TR 2.8-3.3 in TL. TV 148-153. Dorsal fin moderately high, its origin before gill opening. Anus before mid-body. Jaw teeth sharp and uniserial. Body creamy light brown with 30-36 distinct, narrow, dark crossbars extending onto fins (some bars on most specimens Y-shaped). Anterior part of head uniformly light brown. Anal fin with a white margin. MVF 5-58-151.
habitats Live in deeper waters. 
Distribution Pacific Ocean: southern Japan, Taiwan and the Hawaiian Islands. 
Utility Fisheries.