Muraena melanotis

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Muraena melanotis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Muraena
M. melanotis
Binomial name
Muraena melanotis
(Kaup, 1860)

Muraena melanotis is a moray eel found in the eastern and western Atlantic Ocean.[1] It is commonly known as the honeycomb moray.[2] It grows to am maximum length of about 1 metre.[1]


In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, this fish occurs along the coast of Africa from Mauritania to Namibia, including Cape Verde and the islands in the Gulf of Guinea.[1]


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  2. ^ Common names for Muraena melanotis at