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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Gymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Gymnothorax vicinus Castelnau, 1855


Murenophis vicina Castelnau, 1855, Poiss. in Expéd. Am. Sud., 3: 81, pl. 42 (fig. 4) ('Bahia, Brasil'). Holotype: MNHN no. B 2423.
Thyrsoidea cancellata: Kaup, 1856b: 76 (part.).
Thyrsoidea maculipinnis (non Kaup, 1856): Troschel, 1866: 237.
Muraena maculipinnis: Günther, 1870, 8: 124 Osorio, 1909a: 76.
Lycodontis vicinus: Fowler, 1936: 311 Blache, 1967b: 1125, fig. 1-4.

Common names:

morena amarilla [Es]
murene jaune [Fr]
purplemouth moray [En]

Purplemouth moray (Gymnothorax vicinus)