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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Gymnothorax unicolor (Delaroche, 1809)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Gymnothorax unicolor Delaroche, 1809

Synonyms:

Muraenophis unicolor Delaroche, 1809b, Annls. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris, 13: 319, 359, fig. 15 ('Ivica, Baleares'). Type: MNHN no. B 2413.
Muraenophis cristini Risso, 1810, Ichth. Nice: 368 ('Nice'). Type lost.
Muraenophis cristini: Risso, 1826: 191.
Muraena unicolor: Lowe, 1841: 192 Valenciennes, in Cuv. Val., 1842: 318 Bonaparte, 1845: no. 330 Guichenot, 1850: 114 Günther, 1870, 8: 125 Canestrini, 1875: 202 Moreau, 1881, 3: 577 Hilgendorf, 1888: 212 Nobre, 1935: 387 Athanassopoulos, 1936: 1; 1937a: 168 Soljan, 1948: 395 Maul, 1948b: 144 Albuquerque, 19541-956: 408 Collins, 1954: 14 Dor, 1959: 42.
Thyrsoidea unicolor: Kaup, 1856b: 91.
Gymnothorax unicolor: Grassi, 1913: 143 Vaillant, 1919: 135 Tortonese, 1970e: 322, fig. 129B.
Lycodontis unicolor: Fowler, 1936: 309, 1212, fig. 146 Lozano Rey, 1947: 573 Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 107 Dollfus, 1955: 113 Postel, 1959-1960: 149, 250 Blache, 1967b: 1158, fig. 17-20.


Common names:

brown moray [En]
moreão [Pr]
morena lucia [Es]
murene brune [Fr]

Brown moray (Gymnothorax unicolor)