Echidna (genus)

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Snowflake moray in kona close up.jpg
Snowflake moray, Echidna nebulosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Echidna
J. R. Forster, 1788

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Echidna is a genus of moray eels in the family Muraenidae.[1]


In addition to the species listed below, the zebra moray (Gymnomuraena zebra) has sometimes been included in Echidna.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Echidna in FishBase. June 2011 version.