Gymnothorax ocellatus, Ocellated moray : fisheries

Gymnothorax ocellatus Agassiz 1831

Ocellated moray
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Etymology: Gymnothorax: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Agassiz.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 160 m (Ref. 9710), usually 1 - 100 m (Ref. 42064).   Tropical

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Western Atlantic: Greater Antilles, including the Central American coast from Nicaragua to northern coast of South America.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 90.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 57911); common length : 40.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 6077)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Regularly spaced blackish spots on dorsal fin; anal fin with a series of black and white areas; gill opening roundish and located on midside of body; corner of mouth and gill-opening not black (Ref. 13608).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

A solitary species (Ref. 26340) commonly found on deep soft bottom areas and banks, rarely on coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Also in estuaries and lagoons (Ref. 42064). Feeds mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 42064). Probably consumed fresh or salted (Ref. 3255).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Reproduction probably similar to Gymnothorax funebris (Ref. 42064).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Claro, R., 1994. Características generales de la ictiofauna. p. 55-70. In R. Claro (ed.) Ecología de los peces marinos de Cuba. Instituto de Oceanología Academia de Ciencias de Cuba and Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo. (Ref. 26340)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 18 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.4 - 28, mean 25.9 °C (based on 1234 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00046 (0.00029 - 0.00073), b=3.29 (3.16 - 3.42), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.71 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (58 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.