Taxon profile


Chain Moray
Echidna catenata (Bloch, 1795)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  family Muraenidae - morays »  genus Echidna

Scientific synonyms

Gymnothorax catenatus Bloch, 1795
Poecilophis catenatus (Bloch, 1795)
Muraena catenata (Bloch, 1795)
Echida catenata (Bloch, 1795)
Muraena alusis Bleeker, 1856
Muraenophis catenula Lacépède, 1803
Echidna flavofasciata Poey, 1867
Echidna catenata flavofasciata Poey, 1867
Echidna flavoscripta (non Jordan & Davis, 1892)
Echidna fuscomaculata Poey, 1867

Other names

= Chain Moray Eel
= Chained Moray

Least Concern LC


Echidna catenata - Chain Moray

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2609]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8015]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Echidna catenata (Bloch, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Echidna catenata (Bloch, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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