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Genus: Gymnomuraena, Moray Eels

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black with white bars
teeth very blunt



Tail short, ~ 1/3 of TL; teeth close set, molar like, in 2-3 rows on lower jaw, in a continuous pavement on top jaw and on roof of mouth; gill opening a small hole on mid-side; dorsal and anal fully but poorly developed; dorsal fin origin before gill opening; tip of tail blunt with a skin-covered fin.

An Indo-Pacific genus with 1 widespread species in the Indo-Pacific, including the tropical eastern Pacific.