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  Greyface Moray Eel (Gymnothorax thyrsoideus)

Greyface Moray Eel | Gymnothorax thyrsoideus photo
Greyface Moray Eel and Green Moray Eel (Gymnothorax prasinus) sharing a lair. Green Island, South West Rocks, NSW

Image by Richard Ling - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

GREYFACE MORAY EEL FACTS



Classification
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Muraenidae
Genus:Gymnothorax
Species:thyrsoideus
Common Name:Greyface Moray Eel

Relatives in same Genus
  Abbott's Moray (G. eurostus)
  Tessellate Moray (G. favagineus)
  Fimbriate Moray (G. fimbriatus)
  Giant Moray (G. javanicus)
  Whitemouth Moray (G. meleagris)
  Green Moray (G. prasinus)
  Saw-tooth Moray (G. prionodon)