Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:0ecb413a-9551-465a-97e6-6eb0e19323f6

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Gymnothorax favagineus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

Occurrence records map

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: J.E. Randall
    Rights: J.E. Randall

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Honeycomb moray;Tessellate Moray; black-blotched moray eel
Depth: (0–5 m)
Diet: Invertebrates, Plankton, Fishes
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Papua New Guinea and Japan to Australia.
Frequency: 0.125
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 3 m
Range: 820.461
Synonyms: Gymnothorax melanospilus (Bleeker, 1855)
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Gymnothorax favagineus

Common Names

Common name Source
Tessellate Moray
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Black-blotched Moray
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Black-blotched Reef-eel
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Blackspotted Moray
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Bukkaia
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Coral Eel
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Giraffe Eel
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Honeycomb Moray
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Tessellated Eel
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Tessellated Moray
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Tessellated Reef-eel
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Black-spotted Moray
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Laced Moray
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Reticulated Moray
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Tesselated Moray Eel
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
ELOPOMORPHA
order
ANGUILLIFORMES
family
MURAENIDAE
genus
Gymnothorax
species
Gymnothorax favagineus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

View list of all occurrence records for this taxon

Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

Hint: click on chart elements to view that subset of records

Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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