Viper moray

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Enchelynassa)
Jump to: navigation, search
Viper moray
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Enchelynassa
Kaup, 1855
Species: E. formosa
Binomial name
Enchelynassa formosa
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Enchelynassa canina

The viper moray, Enchelynassa formosa, (E. canina is also a valid species name; the viper moray was formerly considered to be an Enchelycore species) is a species of saltwater eels, the only member of the genus Enchelynassa of the Muraenidae (Moray eel) family. It is found in the Indo-Pacific oceans. It can grow up to 250 cm.