Notes on the moray eels (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) of Malaysia with two new records

Muhammad Ali Syed Hussein, and Loh, K.-H , and Chong, V.-C, and Sasekumar, A, (2015) Notes on the moray eels (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) of Malaysia with two new records. Sains Malaysiana, 44 (1). pp. 41-47. ISSN 1266039


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Two new records of moray eels (Muraenidae), Gymnothorax margaritophorus Bleeker, 1864 and Strophidon sathete (Hamilton 1822), are reported for Malaysia. They are represented by two specimens each, all collected from Sabah waters. The present study also provides the current taxonomic and distributional information of the Malaysian moray eels. To date, there are 33 species belonging to six genera of the Muraenidae in Malaysian waters based on the published records.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anguilliformes; Moray eels; Muraenidae; New records; Taxonomic revision
Subjects:S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions:SCHOOL > Borneo Marine Research Institute
ID Code:11052
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:19 Jun 2015 10:32
Last Modified:23 Jun 2015 10:14

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