Anarchias galapagensis

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Anarchias galapagensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Anarchias
Species: A. galapagensis
Binomial name
Anarchias galapagensis
(Seale[disambiguation needed] 1940)
Synonyms
  • Uropterygius galapagensis Seale 1940

Anarchias galapagensis is a moray eel commonly known as the Minute moray or the Hardtail moray.[1] It was first named by Seale in 1940,[2] and is found in coral reefs from the Gulf of California to Colombia.[2] At a maximum length of 14 cm, it is regarded as one of the smallest morays worldwide.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Common names for Anarchias galapagensis at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b c Anarchias galapagensis at www.fishbase.org.