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Anarchias leucurus  (Snyder, 1904)

Snyder's moray
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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) > Uropterygiinae
Etymology: Anarchias: Greek, anarchia, -as = without a chief, lack of authority (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 51 m (Ref. 58302).   Subtropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35990)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 106 - 112. Coloration highly variable; ground color medium reddish brown, covered with brown spots and aggregations of darker spots, superimposed with discrete small white spots.

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Western Pacific: Great Barrier Reef (Ref. 2334). Eastern Pacific: Hawaiian, Marquesas and Johnston Islands. Western Central Pacific: Guam (Ref. 35720).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A benthic species (Ref. 58302) found in coral reefs (Ref. 75154).

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

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Böhlke, E.B. and J.E. Randall, 2000. A review of the moray eels (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) of the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 150:203-278. (Ref. 35990)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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