200 Species in Family Muraenidae
Nominal species list for Muraenidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Anarchias allardicei Jordan & Starks, 1906 Allardice's moray
Anarchias cantonensis (Schultz, 1943) Canton Island moray
Anarchias euryurus (Lea, 1913)
Anarchias exulatus Reece, Smith & Holm, 2010
Anarchias galapagensis (Seale, 1940) Hardtail moray
Anarchias leucurus (Snyder, 1904) Snyder's moray
Anarchias longicauda (Peters, 1877)
Anarchias schultzi Reece, Smith & Holm, 2010
Anarchias seychellensis Smith, 1962 Seychelles moray
Anarchias similis (Lea, 1913) Pygmy moray
Anarchias supremus McCosker & Stewart, 2006
Channomuraena bauchotae Saldanha & Quéro, 1994
Channomuraena vittata (Richardson, 1845) Broadbanded moray
Cirrimaxilla formosa Chen & Shao, 1995 Taiwanese barbel moray
Diaphenchelys pelonates McCosker & Randall, 2007 Mud-dwelling moray
Echidna amblyodon (Bleeker, 1856) Sulawesi moray
Echidna catenata (Bloch, 1795) Chain moray
Echidna delicatula (Kaup, 1856) Mottled moray
Echidna leucotaenia Schultz, 1943 Whiteface moray
Echidna nebulosa (Ahl, 1789) Starry moray
Echidna nocturna (Cope, 1872) Palenose moray
Echidna peli (Kaup, 1856) Pebbletooth moray
Echidna polyzona (Richardson, 1845) Barred moray
Echidna rhodochilus Bleeker, 1863 Pink-lipped moray eel
Echidna unicolor Schultz, 1953 Unicolor moray
Echidna xanthospilos (Bleeker, 1859) Yellow-spotted moray
Enchelycore anatina (Lowe, 1838) Fangtooth moray
Enchelycore bayeri (Schultz, 1953) Bayer's moray
Enchelycore bikiniensis (Schultz, 1953) Bikini Atoll moray
Enchelycore carychroa Böhlke & Böhlke, 1976 Chestnut moray
Enchelycore kamara Böhlke & Böhlke, 1980 Dark-spotted moray
Enchelycore lichenosa (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) Reticulate hookjaw moray
Enchelycore nigricans (Bonnaterre, 1788) Viper moray
Enchelycore nycturanus Smith, 2002
Enchelycore octaviana (Myers & Wade, 1941) Slenderjaw moray
Enchelycore pardalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Leopard moray eel
Enchelycore ramosa (Griffin, 1926) Mosaic moray
Enchelycore schismatorhynchus (Bleeker, 1853) White-margined moray
Enchelynassa canina (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Longfang moray
Gymnomuraena zebra (Shaw, 1797) Zebra moray
Gymnothorax afer Bloch, 1795 Dark moray
Gymnothorax albimarginatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Whitemargin moray
Gymnothorax angusticauda (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916) Narrowtail moray
Gymnothorax angusticeps (Hildebrand & Barton, 1949)
Gymnothorax annasona Whitley, 1937
Gymnothorax annulatus Smith & Böhlke, 1997 Ringed moray
Gymnothorax atolli (Pietschmann, 1935) Atoll moray
Gymnothorax australicola Lavenberg, 1992 South Pacific moray
Gymnothorax austrinus Böhlke & McCosker, 2001 Southern moray
Gymnothorax bacalladoi Böhlke & Brito, 1987 Canary moray
Gymnothorax baranesi Smith, Brokovich & Einbinder, 2008
Gymnothorax bathyphilus Randall & McCosker, 1975 Deep-dwelling moray
Gymnothorax berndti Snyder, 1904 Y-patterned moray
Gymnothorax breedeni McCosker & Randall, 1977 Blackcheek moray
Gymnothorax buroensis (Bleeker, 1857) Vagrant moray
Gymnothorax castaneus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) Panamic green moray
Gymnothorax castlei Böhlke & Randall, 1999 Castle's moray
Gymnothorax cephalospilus Böhlke & McCosker, 2001 Head-spot moray
Gymnothorax chilospilus Bleeker, 1864 Lipspot moray
Gymnothorax chlamydatus Snyder, 1908 Banded mud moray
Gymnothorax conspersus Poey, 1867 Saddled moray
Gymnothorax cribroris Whitley, 1932 Sieve-patterned moray
Gymnothorax davidsmithi McCosker & Randall, 2008 Flores mud moray
Gymnothorax dorsalis Seale, 1917
Gymnothorax dovii (Günther, 1870) Finespotted moray
Gymnothorax elegans Bliss, 1883 Elegant moray
Gymnothorax emmae Prokofiev, 2010
Gymnothorax enigmaticus McCosker & Randall, 1982 Enigmatic moray
Gymnothorax equatorialis (Hildebrand, 1946) Spottail moray
Gymnothorax eurostus (Abbott, 1860) Abbott's moray eel
Gymnothorax eurygnathos Böhlke, 2001
Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Laced moray
Gymnothorax fimbriatus (Bennett, 1832) Fimbriated moray
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1830) Yellow-edged moray
Gymnothorax flavoculus (Böhlke & Randall, 1996)
Gymnothorax formosus Bleeker, 1864
Gymnothorax funebris Ranzani, 1839 Green moray
Gymnothorax fuscomaculatus (Schultz, 1953) Brown spotted moray
Gymnothorax gracilicauda Jenkins, 1903 Slendertail moray
Gymnothorax griseus (Lacepède, 1803) Geometric moray
Gymnothorax hansi Heemstra, 2004
Gymnothorax hepaticus (Rüppell, 1830) Liver-colored moray eel
Gymnothorax herrei Beebe & Tee-Van, 1933 Herre's moray
Gymnothorax hubbsi Böhlke & Böhlke, 1977 Lichen moray
Gymnothorax intesi (Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979)
Gymnothorax isingteena (Richardson, 1845)
Gymnothorax javanicus (Bleeker, 1859) Giant moray
Gymnothorax johnsoni (Smith, 1962) Whitespotted moray
Gymnothorax kidako (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Kidako moray
Gymnothorax kolpos Böhlke & Böhlke, 1980 Blacktail moray
Gymnothorax kontodontos Böhlke, 2000 Short-tooth moray
Gymnothorax longinquus (Whitley, 1948)
Gymnothorax maderensis (Johnson, 1862) Sharktooth moray
Gymnothorax mareei Poll, 1953 Spotjaw moray
Gymnothorax margaritophorus Bleeker, 1864 Blotch-necked moray
Gymnothorax marshallensis (Schultz, 1953) Marshall Islands moray
Gymnothorax mccoskeri Smith & Böhlke, 1997
Gymnothorax megaspilus Böhlke & Randall, 1995 Oman moray
Gymnothorax melanosomatus Loh, Shao & Chen, 2011
Gymnothorax melatremus Schultz, 1953 Dwarf moray
Gymnothorax meleagris (Shaw, 1795) Turkey moray
Gymnothorax microstictus Böhlke, 2000 Smallspot moray
Gymnothorax miliaris (Kaup, 1856) Goldentail moray
Gymnothorax minor (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Gymnothorax moluccensis (Bleeker, 1864) Moluccan moray
Gymnothorax monochrous (Bleeker, 1856) Drab moray
Gymnothorax monostigma (Regan, 1909) One-spot moray
Gymnothorax mordax (Ayres, 1859) California moray
Gymnothorax moringa (Cuvier, 1829) Spotted moray
Gymnothorax nasuta de Buen, 1961 Easter island moray
Gymnothorax neglectus Tanaka, 1911
Gymnothorax nigromarginatus (Girard, 1858) Blackedge moray
Gymnothorax niphostigmus Chen, Shao & Chen, 1996 Snowflake-patched moray
Gymnothorax nubilus (Richardson, 1848) Grey moray
Gymnothorax nudivomer (Günther, 1867) Yellowmouth moray
Gymnothorax nuttingi Snyder, 1904
Gymnothorax obesus (Whitley, 1932) Griffin's moray
Gymnothorax ocellatus Agassiz, 1831 Ocellated moray
Gymnothorax panamensis (Steindachner, 1876) Masked moray
Gymnothorax parini Collette, Smith & Böhlke, 1991
Gymnothorax phalarus Bussing, 1998
Gymnothorax phasmatodes (Smith, 1962) Ghost moray
Gymnothorax philippinus Jordan & Seale, 1907 Philippines moray
Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl, 1789) Paintspotted moray
Gymnothorax pikei Bliss, 1883 Pike's moray
Gymnothorax pindae Smith, 1962 Pinda moray
Gymnothorax polygonius Poey, 1875 Polygon moray
Gymnothorax polyspondylus Böhlke & Randall, 2000
Gymnothorax polyuranodon (Bleeker, 1854) Freshwater moray
Gymnothorax porphyreus (Guichenot, 1848) Lowfin moray
Gymnothorax prasinus (Richardson, 1848) Yellow moray
Gymnothorax prionodon Ogilby, 1895 Australian mottled moray
Gymnothorax prismodon Böhlke & Randall, 2000
Gymnothorax prolatus Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991
Gymnothorax pseudoherrei Böhlke, 2000 False brown moray
Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus (Bleeker, 1853) Highfin moray
Gymnothorax pseudotile Mohapatra, Smith, Ray, Mishra & Mohanty, 2017 Bengal low-fin moray
Gymnothorax punctatofasciatus Bleeker, 1863 Bars'n spots moray
Gymnothorax punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Red Sea whitespotted moray
Gymnothorax randalli Smith & Böhlke, 1997 Randall's moray
Gymnothorax reevesii (Richardson, 1845) Reeve's moray
Gymnothorax reticularis Bloch, 1795
Gymnothorax richardsonii (Bleeker, 1852) Richardson's moray
Gymnothorax robinsi Böhlke, 1997 Robins' moray
Gymnothorax rueppelliae (McClelland, 1844) Banded moray
Gymnothorax sagenodeta (Richardson, 1848)
Gymnothorax sagmacephalus Böhlke, 1997
Gymnothorax saxicola Jordan & Davis, 1891 Honeycomb moray
Gymnothorax serratidens (Hildebrand & Barton, 1949)
Gymnothorax shaoi Chen & Loh, 2007
Gymnothorax sokotrensis Kotthaus, 1968
Gymnothorax steindachneri Jordan & Evermann, 1903 Steindachner's moray eel
Gymnothorax taiwanensis Chen, Loh & Shao, 2008 Taiwanese moray eel
Gymnothorax thyrsoideus (Richardson, 1845) Greyface moray
Gymnothorax tile (Hamilton, 1822) Indian mud moray
Gymnothorax undulatus (Lacepède, 1803) Undulated moray
Gymnothorax unicolor (Delaroche, 1809) Brown moray
Gymnothorax vagrans (Seale, 1917)
Gymnothorax verrilli (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) White-edged moray
Gymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855) Purplemouth moray
Gymnothorax walvisensis Prokofiev, 2009
Gymnothorax woodwardi McCulloch, 1912 Woodward's moray
Gymnothorax ypsilon Hatooka & Randall, 1992 Y-bar moray
Gymnothorax zonipectis Seale, 1906 Barredfin moray
Monopenchelys acuta (Parr, 1930) Redface moray
Muraena appendiculata (Guichenot, 1848)
Muraena argus (Steindachner, 1870) Argus moray
Muraena augusti (Kaup, 1856)
Muraena clepsydra Gilbert, 1898 Hourglass moray
Muraena helena Linnaeus, 1758 Mediterranean moray
Muraena lentiginosa Jenyns, 1842 Jewel moray
Muraena melanotis (Kaup, 1859)
Muraena pavonina Richardson, 1845 Whitespot moray
Muraena retifera Goode & Bean, 1882 Reticulate moray
Muraena robusta Osório, 1911 Stout moray
Pseudechidna brummeri (Bleeker, 1858) White ribbon eel
Rhinomuraena quaesita Garman, 1888 Ribbon moray
Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) Shorttailed snake moray
Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson, 1828) Tiger reef-eel
Strophidon sathete (Hamilton, 1822) Slender giant moray
Uropterygius concolor Rüppell, 1838 Unicolor snake moray
Uropterygius fasciolatus (Regan, 1909) Blotched moray
Uropterygius fuscoguttatus Schultz, 1953 Brown spotted snake moray
Uropterygius genie Randall & Golani, 1995
Uropterygius golanii McCosker & Smith, 1997
Uropterygius inornatus Gosline, 1958 Drab snake moray
Uropterygius kamar McCosker & Randall, 1977 Barlip reef-eel
Uropterygius macrocephalus (Bleeker, 1864) Needle-tooth moray
Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur, 1825) Marbled moray
Uropterygius marmoratus (Lacepède, 1803) Marbled reef-eel
Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker, 1852) Tidepool snake moray
Uropterygius nagoensis Hatooka, 1984 Nago snakemoray
Uropterygius oligospondylus Chen, Randall & Loh, 2008 Few-vertebrae moray
Uropterygius polyspilus (Regan, 1909) Large-spotted snake moray
Uropterygius polystictus Myers & Wade, 1941 Peppered moray
Uropterygius supraforatus (Regan, 1909) Many-toothed snake moray
Uropterygius versutus Bussing, 1991 Crafty moray
Uropterygius wheeleri Blache, 1967 Jigsaw moray
Uropterygius xanthopterus Bleeker, 1859 Freckleface reef-eel
Uropterygius xenodontus McCosker & Smith, 1997 Black snake moray
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