Diaphenchelys pelonates

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Mud-dwelling moray
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Diaphenchelys
McCosker & J. E. Randall, 2007
Species: D. pelonates
Binomial name
Diaphenchelys pelonates
McCosker & J. E. Randall, 2007

The mud-dwelling moray, Diaphenchelys pelonates, is an eel of the family Muraenidae which inhabits tropical waters around Indonesia. It is the only species in its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Diaphenchelys pelonates" in FishBase. June 2011 version.