Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 4 November 2019

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

elegans, Gymnothorax Bliss [R.] 1883:60 [Transactions of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius (N. S.) v. 13; ref. 16966] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MCZ 5954. Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:107-108 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Gymnothorax elegans Bliss 1883 -- (Castle & McCosker 1986:169 [ref. 5645], Randall et al. 1993:227 [ref. 21003], Goren & Dor 1994:7 [ref. 25356], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:66 [ref. 22017], Randall & Golani 1995:857 [ref. 21744], Myers 1999:46 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:44 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1656 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:233 [ref. 24493], Nakabo 2000:207 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:207 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2002:154 [ref. 26192], Böhlke & Smith 2002:108 [ref. 26380], Myers & Donaldson 2003:611 [ref. 27495], Shinohara et al. 2005:399 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:118 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:86 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:15 [ref. 30213], Smith 2012:14 [ref. 32155], Ho et al. 2015:155 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:35 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:21 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Gymnothorax elegans Bliss 1883. Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Society Islands, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to Samoa. Habitat: marine.