Species Details : Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl, 1789)

Accepted scientific name:
Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl, 1789) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Gymnothorax pictus  (Ahl, 1789)
Synonyms:
Gymnothorax picta (Ahl, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Gymnothorax picta (Ahl, 1789)
Microndonophis polyophthalmus (non Ahl, 1789) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Microndonophis polyophthalmus (non Ahl, 1789)
Muraena picta Ahl, 1789 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Muraena picta Ahl, 1789
Siderea picta (Ahl, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Siderea picta (Ahl, 1789)
Siderea pictus (Ahl, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Siderea pictus (Ahl, 1789)
Sideria picta (Ahl, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Sideria picta (Ahl, 1789)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Verfspikkel-bontpaling - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Saufeliuw - Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Sauwefang - Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Muréna pestrá - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Muréna šedá - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Muréna skvrnitá - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Bar-cheeked eel - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Black-speckled reef-eels - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Giant moray - English India(India) Click here to show the literature
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Moray eel - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Moray eel - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Moray eel - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Ocellate moray - English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Painted moray - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Painted moray - English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Painted moray - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Painted moray - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Painted moray - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Painted reef eel - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Paintspotted moray - English Galapagos Is. Click here to show the literature
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Paintspotted moray - English Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Paintspotted moray - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English - Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Peppered moray - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Speckled sidereal moray - English - Click here to show the literature
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Piprakarva silepeamureen - Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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bonu dravu - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Kennomureena - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Congre - French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Congre - French Seychelles Click here to show the literature
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Murène grise des flaques - French New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Murène poivrée - French - Click here to show the literature
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Murène sidérale - French - Click here to show the literature
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Tüpfelmuräne - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Pūhi-kap'a - Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Berkakan - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Ase-utsubo - Japanese - Click here to show the literature
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Bwalagom - Kumak New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Belut - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Belut-laut bintik hitam putih - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Malong - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Malanhi - Malayalam India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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മലഞ്ഞി - Malayalam India
മാലഞി - Malayalam India
Veng - Maldivian India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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細點雙犁海鱔 Si dian shuang li hai shan ,hua ban sing chun Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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细点双犁海鳝 Si dian shuang li hai shan Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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花斑星鯙 Hua ban xing chun Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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花斑星鯙 - Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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花斑裸胸鱔 - Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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花斑裸胸鳝 Hua ban luo xiong shan Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Kōiro - Mangareva French Polynesia(Gambier Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Puhi - Mangareva French Polynesia(Gambier Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Puhi ti'ahua - Marquesan French Polynesia(Society Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Puhitea - Marquesan French Polynesia(Marquesas Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Drep - Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Maj - Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Majmouj - Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Koka matmat - Misima-Paneati Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Moreia sideral - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Onea - Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Maguungi - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Morena pecas pintura - Spanish Galapagos Is. Click here to show the literature
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Morena pecas pintura - Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Morena pimienta - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mkunga - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Mkunga-chui - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania(Mafia, Tanzania.) Click here to show the literature
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Puhi ti'ahua - Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Puhi tea - Tokelauan Tokelau(Atafu) Click here to show the literature
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Kuiru - Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Ca lich - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Anguilliformes FishBase
Family Muraenidae FishBase
Genus Gymnothorax FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa (Ref. 26165) to the Galapagos, Cocos, and Clipperton islands, north to the Hawaiian and Ryukyu islands, south to Australia and the Kermadec Islands.
Environment: Brackish,marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2019). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=6395
Conversion date: 2019-05-01 01:30:39