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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae Moray eels
Subfamily: Uropterygiinae
Genus: Uropterygius

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20 species (see list below)

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Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Uropterygius concolor Rüppell, 1838

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Uropterygius concolor
[Unicolor snake moray]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL

 
Uropterygius fasciolatus
[Blotched moray]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Uropterygius fuscoguttatus Schultz, 1953

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Uropterygius fuscoguttatus
[Brown spotted snake moray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17.8 cm TL

 
Uropterygius genie
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45.3 cm TL

 
Uropterygius golanii
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Uropterygius inornatus
[Drab snake moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Uropterygius kamar McCosker & Randall, 1977

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uropterygius kamar
[Barlip reef-eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Uropterygius macrocephalus (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uropterygius macrocephalus
[Needle-tooth moray]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur, 1825)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Uropterygius macularius
[Marbled moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm SL
Uropterygius marmoratus (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uropterygius marmoratus
[Marbled reef-eel]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Uropterygius micropterus
[Tidepool snake moray]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 71.3 cm TL
Uropterygius nagoensis Hatooka, 1984

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Uropterygius nagoensis
[Nago snakemoray]

Photo by Chen, H.M.

Western Pacific, Taiwan,
Max. Length 53.5 cm TL
Uropterygius oligospondylus Chen, Randall & Loh, 2008

Photo by Chen, H.M.
 
Uropterygius oligospondylus
[Few-vertebrae moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 78 cm TL
Uropterygius polyspilus (Regan, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uropterygius polyspilus
[Large-spotted snake moray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Uropterygius polystictus Myers & Wade, 1941

Photo by FAO
 
Uropterygius polystictus
[Peppered moray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Uropterygius supraforatus (Regan, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Uropterygius supraforatus
[Many-toothed snake moray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Uropterygius versutus Bussing, 1991

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Uropterygius versutus
[Crafty moray]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 54.5 cm TL
Uropterygius wheeleri Blache, 1967

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Uropterygius wheeleri
[Jigsaw moray]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Uropterygius xanthopterus Bleeker, 1859

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Uropterygius xanthopterus
[Freckleface reef-eel]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL

 
Uropterygius xenodontus
[Black snake moray]
20 Species of Family Muraenidae with Genus Uropterygius
(Moray eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1838 Uropterygius concolor Unicolor snake moray Indo-Pacific 50 TL
1909 Uropterygius fasciolatus Blotched moray Indo-Pacific 53 TL
1953 Uropterygius fuscoguttatus Brown spotted snake moray Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1995 Uropterygius genie Western Indian Ocean 17.8 TL
1997 Uropterygius golanii Western Indian Ocean 45.3 TL
1958 Uropterygius inornatus Drab snake moray Western Indian Ocean 19 TL
1977 Uropterygius kamar Barlip reef-eel Indo-Pacific 37 TL
1864 Uropterygius macrocephalus Needle-tooth moray Indo-Pacific 47 TL
1825 Uropterygius macularius Marbled moray Western Atlantic 30 TL
1803 Uropterygius marmoratus Marbled reef-eel Indo-Pacific 62 SL
1852 Uropterygius micropterus Tidepool snake moray Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1984 Uropterygius nagoensis Nago snakemoray Pacific Ocean 71.3 TL
2008 Uropterygius oligospondylus Few-vertebrae moray Western Pacific, Taiwan, 53.5 TL
1909 Uropterygius polyspilus Large-spotted snake moray Indo-Pacific 78 TL
1941 Uropterygius polystictus Peppered moray Eastern Pacific 72 TL
1909 Uropterygius supraforatus Many-toothed snake moray Indo-Pacific 40 TL
1991 Uropterygius versutus Crafty moray Eastern Pacific 56 TL
1967 Uropterygius wheeleri Jigsaw moray Eastern Atlantic 54.5 TL
1859 Uropterygius xanthopterus Freckleface reef-eel Indo-Pacific 62 TL
1997 Uropterygius xenodontus Black snake moray Pacific Ocean 53 TL



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