Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell 1830),

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell 1830)
status

 

Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell 1830)  — Yellow-edged moray ( Fig. 13View FIGURE 13)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 4 Mar. 2008.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and Transkei ( South Africa) east to Panama, north to Ryukyu, Ogasawara and Hawaiian islands, south to northern Australia at 24°49'S and New Caledonia. Found in crevices in inshore and seaward coral and rocky reefs; young specimens in tidal pools, 0–150 m depth. Marine.