Echidna amblyodon (Bleeker, 1856)
Sulawesi moray
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Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  20.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 2 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Indonesia (Ref. 47567).
Diagnosis:  Description: Characterized by dark brown color with fine, lighter mottling; whitish with dark margins around sensory pores of lower jaw; body depth at gill opening 10-13 in TL; origin of dorsal fin above gill opening or slightly anterior; anus at middle of body or slightly posterior of this point; conical teeth; upper jaw teeth in two rows posteriorly; largest teeth on intermaxillary; single row of vomerine teeth (Ref. 90102).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.01.02
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 31.03.15

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