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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Gymnothorax maderensis (Johnson, 1862)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Gymnothorax maderensis Johnson, 1862


Pseudomuraena maderensis Johnson, 1862a, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.: 167 ('Madeira'). Syntype: BMNH no. 1862. 6.14.10.
Muraena maderensis: Günther, 1870, 8: 125 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 408. Lycodontis unicolor (part.): Fowler, 1936: 309 Lozano Rey, 1947: 573.
Gymnothorax maderensis: Blache, 1967c: 1697, 5 fig.

Common names:

moreão [Pr]
morena de madeira [Es]
murene de madère [Fr]
sharktooth moray [En]

Sharktooth moray (Gymnothorax maderensis)