Taxon profile


Brown Conger
Gymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855)

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

Scientific synonyms

Gymnothorax cyanopunctatus Howell Rivero, 1932
Gymnothorax obscuratus Poey, 1870
Gymnothorax versipunctatus Poey, 1876
Gymnothorax vicina (Castelnau, 1855)
Gymnothorax virescens Poey, 1876
Leptocephalus forstromi Strömman, 1896
Lycodontis mareii (non Poll, 1953)
Lycodontis vicinus
Muraena maculipinnis (non Kaup, 1856)
Murenophis vicina Castelnau, 1855

Other names

= Brown Moray
= Congo
= Deepwater Conger
= Dusky-mouthed Moray
= Dusky-mouthed Moray Eel
= Purple-mouthed Moray Eel

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/10582]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Gymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7548]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
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 Gymnothorax vicina (Castelnau, 1855)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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