Taxon profile


Guinea Moray Eel
Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw & Nodder, 1795)

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

Scientific synonyms

Gymnothorax chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)
Lycodontis meleagris (Shaw in Shaw & Nodder, 1795)
Muraena chlorostigma (Kaup, 1856)
Muraena meleagris Shaw, 1795
Thyrsoidea chlorostigma Kaup, 1856

Other names

= Guineafowl Moray
= Guinefowl Moray
= Painted Moray
= Puhi'onio
= Turkey Moray
= White-mouth Moray
= Whitemouth Moray

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

Batesian mimicry complex: Calloplesiops altivelis (Steindachner, 1903) - Comet

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/10528]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0623eca6-681d-428a-96ea-1ef32e4106b1]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw & Nodder, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5394]

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 Lycodontis meleagris (Shaw in Shaw & Nodder, 1795)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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