Gymnothorax philippinus Jordan & Seale, 1907
Philippines moray
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Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands and the Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Description: Characterized by body depth at gill opening about 11-15 in TL; origin of dorsal fin anterior to gill opening; anus at about middle of the body; live colouration unknown (Ref. 90102).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 August 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.02.93
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 23.07.13

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