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Freshwater morey, Gymnothorax tile (Hamilton, 1822)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Anguilliformes (Eels) Family: Muraenidae (Moray eels) Subfamily: Muraeninae Genus: Gymnothorax Species: G. tile

Synonyms Lycodontis tile (Hamilton, 1822) Muraena tile (Hamilton, 1822) Muraenophis tile Hamilton, 1822

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India, the East Indies, the Philippines and Hawaii (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Morphology: Body elongate with cylindrical anterior and compressed …read more