Gymnothorax fimbriatus (Bennett 1832),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 51

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Gymnothorax fimbriatus (Bennett 1832)


Gymnothorax fimbriatus (Bennett 1832)  — Fimbriated moray

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 22 Apr. 2009.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Madagascar, Seychelles and Mascarenes east to Mariana, Marquesas and Tuamotu islands, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to Western Australia at 20°30'S, southern Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found on coral reef flats and seaward reefs, prefers protected inshore waters among dead corals, young specimens also in tidal pools, 0–45 m depth. Marine.