Gymnothorax miliaris

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
MuraenidaeGymnothorax miliarisGoode and Bean1882Goldentail Moray

All Gymnothorax — Dorsal fin beginning above and near to dorsal-fin origin well-before anus (usually on head). Anal fin beginning just behind anus. Dorsal fin beginning above and before anus. Posterior nostril flush or nearly so with head profile; gill opening with body coloration.

Gymnothorax miliaris

Unique Characters: Teeth numerous, no long canines; intermaxillary teeth 5 rows across, maxillary teeth in 2 rows. Dark with small white spots (yellow in life) or pale with dark reticulations.

Similar Species: None.