Overview

Distribution

Southwest Pacific: Lord Howe and Norfolk islands.
  • Francis, M.P. 1993 Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Pac. Sci. 47(2):136-170. (Ref. 8879)
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Southwestern Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

55.3 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 28618))
  • Randall, J.E. 1997 Randall's tank photos. Collection of 10,000 large-format photos (slides) of dead fishes. Unpublished. (Ref. 28618)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2 - 50
  Temperature range (°C): 20.792 - 22.010
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.567 - 0.884
  Salinity (PPS): 35.639 - 35.659
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.013 - 5.067
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.194 - 0.215
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.104 - 1.339

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2 - 50

Temperature range (°C): 20.792 - 22.010

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.567 - 0.884

Salinity (PPS): 35.639 - 35.659

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.013 - 5.067

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.194 - 0.215

Silicate (umol/l): 1.104 - 1.339
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Wikipedia

Lord Howe Island moray eel

The Lord Howe Island moray (Gymnothorax annasona) is a moray eel found in the southwest Pacific Ocean, around Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island.[1] It was first named by Whitley in 1937,[1] and is also commonly known as the Lord Howe moray.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gymnothorax annasona at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Common names for Gymnothorax annasona at www.fishbase.org.
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