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Strophidon sathete

Slender Giant Moray Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Strophidon sathete
Family : Muraenidae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Gangetic Moray
Habitat : Marine,freshwater,brackish,reef associated.
Description : The body color of Slender Giant Moray is brownish-grey above and lighter below.The scaleless body is moderately elongated,cylindrical in front and compressed along tail.Mouth is very large.
description written by: Hajbun Tasnim Preety, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao and C.T. Chen, 1994. A review of the muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zool. Stud. 33(1):44-64. photo credit and copyright:Hamid Badar Osmany([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se