California moray

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California moray
California moray.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Gymnothorax
Species: G. mordax
Binomial name
Gymnothorax mordax
(Ayres, 1859)

The California moray (Gymnothorax mordax) is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae, found in the eastern Pacific at depths to 40 m. Its length is up to 152 cm. They live up to 30 years and have no pelvic or pectoral fins, or gill covers.