Taxon profile


Muraenidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  suborder Anguilloidei


Gymnothorax miliaris - Bastard Eel

Gymnothorax miliaris - Bastard Eel

Author: Steve Kipnis

Echidna nebulosa - Bosch' Moray Eel

Echidna nebulosa - Bosch' Moray Eel

Author: Milan Kořínek

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

genus Anarchias Jordan & Starks, 1906
genus Channomuraena Richardson, 1848
genus Cirrimaxilla Chen & Shao, 1995
genus Diaphenchelys McCosker & Randall, 2007
genus Echidna Forster, 1788
genus Enchelycore Kaup, 1856
genus Enchelynassa Kaup, 1855
genus Gymnomuraena Lacépède, 1803
genus Gymnothorax Bloch, 1795
genus Monopenchelys Böhlke & McCosker, 1982
genus Muraena Linnaeus, 1758
genus Pseudechidna Bleeker, 1863
genus Rhinomuraena Garman, 1888
genus Scuticaria Jordan & Snyder, 1901
genus Strophidon McClelland, 1844
genus Uropterygius Rüppell, 1838

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/294]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Muraenidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a3610490-a294-4e57-ab1a-dad8a7d45559]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Muraenidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Muraenidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 14 May 2007]

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