Anarchias galapagensis

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Anarchias galapagensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Anarchias
Species: A. galapagensis
Binomial name
Anarchias galapagensis
(Seale 1940)
  • 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 Alvin 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]


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