Gymnothorax steindachneri Jordan & Evermann, 1903
Steindachner's moray eel
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  91 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 5 - 124 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits shallow seaward reefs to over 30 m. Common in holes or crevices at the base of corals or rocks (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 58302).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.02.93
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 05.06.07

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