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| Common names: moray (English), morena (Espanol) |
Gymnothorax eurygnathos Bohlke, 2001
Body stout, cylindrical; head large and broad (~ 14% of TL); snout short; jaws short and wide; teeth short, stout, triangular, serrated on both sides, partly in two rows on jaws; thorax swollen; origin of dorsal fin about over large gill opening; tail short (~ 42 % of TL).
Dark brown with pale brown to yellowish lichen-like blotches dispersed over body and dorsal and anal fins, smaller blotches densely covering entire head; tip of tail yellowish.
Reaches: 47 cm.
Habitat: soft bottoms.
Depth: 30-400 m.
Eastern Gulf of California to El Salvador.