Echidna nocturna

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Echidna nocturna
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Echidna
Species: E. nocturna
Binomial name
Echidna nocturna
(Cope, 1872)

Echidna nocturna is a moray eel found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, in the Gulf of California and around Peru and the Galapagos Islands.[1] It was first named by Cope in 1872,[1] and is commonly known as the freckled moray or the palenose moray.[2]


  1. ^ a b Echidna nocturna at
  2. ^ Common names for Echidna nocturna at