Gymnothorax afer Bloch, 1795
Dark moray
photo by Freitas, R.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  100 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; depth range 10 - 45 m, amphidromous
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Cape Frio, Namibia.
Biology:  Inhabits rocky bottoms (Ref. 2683).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 August 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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