Painted Moray

Gymnothorax Pictus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Gymnothorax Pictus
Other names Barcheeked Eel, Blackspeckled Reef Eel, Peppered Moray
Size Up to 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
Weight Up to 10 kg (22 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, lagoons, rocky & coral reefs amongst holes, ledges, crevices & caves
Depth Range
Painted Moray Distribution