Anarchias leucurus

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Anarchias leucurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Genus: Anarchias
Species: A. leucurus
Binomial name
Anarchias leucurus
(Snyder, 1904)

Uropterygius leucurus Snyder, 1904

Anarchias leucurus is a moray eel found in the Pacific Ocean.[1] It was first named by Snyder in 1904 as Uropterygius leucurus,[1] and is commonly known as the Snyder's moray, fine-spotted moray, or the finespot moray.[2] It is thought to be the smallest species of moray, and may actually represent several different species or subspecies.[3]


  1. ^ a b Anarchia leucurus at
  2. ^ Common names for Anarchias leucurus at
  3. ^ Joshua S. Reece, David G. Smith & Erling Holm (2010). "The moray eels of the Anarchias cantonensis group (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with description of two new species" (PDF). Copeia. 2010 (3): 421–430. doi:10.1643/CI-09-189.