Gymnothorax baranesi  Smith, Brokovich & Einbinder, 2008

Upload your photos and videos
Pictures | Google image
Image of Gymnothorax baranesi
No image available for this species;
drawing shows typical fish in this Family.

Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335);  baranesi: Named for Dr. Albert (Avi) Baranes, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range ? - 200 m (Ref. 74922).   Deep-water

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 85.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74922)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 137 - 142. This moderately large species of moray is distinguished by the following characters: color pattern irregular, complex, rosette-like pale spots on a brown background, the spots becoming smaller on head; intermaxillary teeth in one peripheral and one median row; 1-2 rows of maxillary teeth, the inner one, when present, has two depressible teeth; mandibular teeth in one row; vertebrae 6-7, 52-55, 137-142 (Ref. 74922).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, Israel.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Smith, D.G., E. Brokovich and S. Einbinder, 2008. Gymnothorax baranesi, a new moray eel (Anguilliformes:Muraenidae) from the Red Sea. Zootaxa 1678:63-68. (Ref. 74922)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki |

More information

Countries
FAO areas
Ecosystems
Occurrences
Introductions
Stocks
Ecology
Diet
Food items
Food consumption
Ration
Common names
Synonyms
Metabolism
Predators
Ecotoxicology
Reproduction
Maturity
Spawning
Fecundity
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morphometrics
Morphology
Larvae
Larval dynamics
Recruitment
Abundance
References
Aquaculture
Aquaculture profile
Strains
Genetics
Allele frequencies
Heritability
Diseases
Processing
Mass conversion
Collaborators
Pictures
Stamps, Coins
Sounds
Ciguatera
Speed
Swim. type
Gill area
Otoliths
Brains
Vision

Tools

Special reports

Download XML

Internet sources

BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | PubMed | Scirus | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00091 (0.00044 - 0.00191), b=3.11 (2.94 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .