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Anarchias leucurus  (Snyder, 1904)

Snyder's moray
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Anarchias leucurus
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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).

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.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.