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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae Moray eels
Subfamily: Muraeninae
Genus: Echidna

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11 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Echidna amblyodon
[Sulawesi moray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 165 cm TL
Echidna catenata (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Echidna catenata
[Chain moray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Echidna delicatula (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by FAO
 
Echidna delicatula
[Mottled moray]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Echidna leucotaenia Schultz, 1943

Photo by SFSA
 
Echidna leucotaenia
[Whiteface moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Echidna nebulosa (Ahl, 1789)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Echidna nebulosa
[Snowflake moray]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Echidna nocturna (Cope, 1872)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Echidna nocturna
[Freckled moray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Echidna peli (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Echidna peli
[Pebbletooth moray]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 72.3 cm TL
Echidna polyzona (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Echidna polyzona
[Barred moray]

Photo by Williamson, C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 33.8 cm TL
Echidna rhodochilus Bleeker, 1863

Photo by Williamson, C.
 
Echidna rhodochilus
[Pink-lipped moray eel]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Echidna unicolor
[Unicolor moray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Echidna xanthospilos (Bleeker, 1859)

Photo by FAO
 
Echidna xanthospilos
[Yellow-spotted moray]
11 Species of Family Muraenidae with Genus Echidna
(Moray eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Echidna amblyodon Sulawesi moray Western Central Pacific 20.5 TL
1795 Echidna catenata Chain moray Western Atlantic 165 TL
1856 Echidna delicatula Mottled moray Indo-Pacific 65 TL
1943 Echidna leucotaenia Whiteface moray Indo-Pacific 75 TL
1789 Echidna nebulosa Snowflake moray Indo-Pacific 100 TL
1872 Echidna nocturna Freckled moray Eastern Pacific 71 TL
1856 Echidna peli Pebbletooth moray Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1845 Echidna polyzona Barred moray Indo-Pacific 72.3 TL
1863 Echidna rhodochilus Pink-lipped moray eel Indo-West Pacific 33.8 TL
1953 Echidna unicolor Unicolor moray Indo-Pacific 40 TL
1859 Echidna xanthospilos Yellow-spotted moray Indo-Pacific 75 TL



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