Gymnothorax johnsoniis commonly referred to as Whitespotted moray. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12251 AphiaID: 217498 Scientific: Gymnothorax johnsoni German: Weisspunkt-Muräne English: Whitespotted Moray Category: Moray Eels Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Muraenidae (Family) > Gymnothorax (Genus) > johnsoni (Species) Initial determination: (Smith, ), 1962 Occurrence: Israel, Jordan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Red Sea, South-Africa, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 20 - 400 Meter Size: up to 51.18" (130 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 77 °F (22°C - 25°C) Food: Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Predatory, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia Tank: 439.96 gal (~ 2000L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Gymnothorax johnsoni (Smith, 1962)
Pale brown with irregular, light spots anteriorly, larger and more rounded on tail and in young. Corner of mouth and gill opening dusky.
Inhabits crevices. Minimum depth based of 20m
Gymnothorax albomaculatus Bliss, 1883
Lycodontis johnsoni Smith, 1962
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